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Past Events

Past Events

May 10, 2022 – Will Ferniany, PhD:  UAB Health System and Ascension St Vincent’s Alliance and Special Presentation of the UABRA Alan R. Dimick Award to David Harer and Geoff Statum

April 19, 2022 - Jones Valley Teaching Farm - UABRA Field Trip

March 22, 2022 - Christine C. Ferguson, PhD, RD, LD and Daniel L. Smith, PhD: “Nutrition and Aging”

January 18, 2022 - Geoff Statum, Lisa Statum, and David Harer: ZOOM “Save our RSA Retirement Updates”

September 28, 2021 - Erica Collins-Thomas:  ZOOM “UABRA PEEHIP Updates”

May 12, 2021 - David Geldmacher, MD:  ZOOM “Alzheimer’s disease Update”

May 6, 2021 - James Lowery:  ZOOM “Historic Birmingham Mineral Railroad – Past and Present”

March 10, 2021 - James Lowery:  ZOOM “Water, Water Everywhere:  The Netherlands (Holland) -- A Country Below SeaLevel Where the Past Meets the Future”

March 8, 2021 - Leigh Shaffer:  ZOOM "The Largest Recycling Hub in Alabama"

February 10, 2021 - David Sher: ZOOM "Birmingham - Bright Spots and Stumbling Blocks"

January 12, 2021 - Geoff Statum, Lisa Statum, and David Harer: ZOOM “Save our RSA Retirement Updates”

October 14, 2020 - James McClintock, PhD: ZOOM “Rapid Climate Change in the Antarctic”

September 21, 2020 -Jerzy P. Szaflarski MD, PhD: ZOOM “Cannabis and Cannabinoids as Medicines”

6.25 and 6.26.2020 - James Lowery: A Brief Introduction to Antarctica.

June 5, 2020 – UABRA donated $1500 to UAB Student COVID-19 Emergency Fund

4.27.2020 - Turner Overton, MD: UAB’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

3.9.2020 - Daniel Givan, DMD, PhD: Restoring Your Teeth

2.4.2020 James Weisburg, PhD: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Pain Management

1.21.2020  Geoff Statum and David Harer: Save Our RSA 

10.20.2019 - Tim Pennycuff: Celebration of UAB 50 Year Anniversary; Archived Photographs and Storytelling.

8.5.2019 - Erica Thomas, PEEHIP Medicare Benefits Manager: PEEHIP Health Insurance

5.14.2019 - Allen Bolton, MPH, MBA: UAB - Now and the Future

4.9.2019 - Cynthia Brown, MD, MSPH: Geriatric Medicine Services at UAB

February 5, 2019 – UABRA Lunch and Learn at Brookdale University Park - Martin C. Nowak, Retired UAB Healthcare Administrator, co founder and CEO of ViM Analytics, LLC, "Retiree health - does the healthcare provider matter?"

12.11.2018 - December Board Meeting, Invited to meet at Hassinger Daniels Mansion Bed and Breakfast, www.cobblanebandb.com

10.23.2018 - Matthew Might, Ph.D., Personalized and Precision Medicine at UAB

10.9.2018 - Tim C. Pennycuff, UAB, Early History, Memories, and Pictures from the Past

5.14.2018 - Drs. Nancy and John Mascia, Understanding Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

4.10.2018 - Rob Azols, Solar Energy: Technical Advances and Market Efficiencies

2.12.2018 - Dr. Casey Morrow, What is the Human Microbiome?

10.10.2017 - Dr. Dean Sicking, Football Helmet Safety

5.15.2017 - Annual Business Meeting and speaker David Geldmacher, MD “Alzheimer’s Disease”

Spring 2017 - Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama “Lunch and Learn” invited UABRA

4.10.2017 - Gary Warner presented “Tools for Fighting Cybercrime” at the Hill Student Center

2.13.2017 - Eye Foundation Low Vision specialist, Dr. Dawn DeCarlo, presented “Vision and Aging” at the Abroms Engel Institute of Visual Arts

12.19.2016 - UABRA donated $2000 to the UAB Veteran Services, $1000 was used for the 2016 Toy Drive for UAB veterans with children

9.13.2016 - David Jenkins, PhD, Department of Biology, presented “Mushrooms of Alabama”

Fall 2016 - UAB New Horizons hosted UAB Retirees at several Fall Lectures

5.10.2016 - Annual Business Meeting and speaker Steven Austad, PhD, UAB Dept Chair of Biology presented the latest research on aging

4.5.2016 - UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Director, Ed Partridge, MD, presented update of cancer to UABRA

2.9.2016 - UAB Director of TASC, Foster Cook, presented his crime and drug control activities

11.3.2015 - UABRA Board presents $1000 donation to UAB Athletic Fund

10.13.2015 - Flu Shots and Wellness Checks

Fall 2015 - New Horizons hosted UABRA at various sessions

5.12.2015 - Annual Business Meeting and speaker Dr. Cynthia Brown from UAB Center for Aging

03.23.2015 - Will Ferniany, CEO UAB Health System presented navigating the Health System

02.13.2015 - Nepomuceno Reflection Garden Dedication, UABRA Provided $4000 Contribution

2.3.2105 - Visit and tour of Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts

Winter 2014 - UAB remember when…

10.23.2014 - Janice Charlesworth presented a legislative update

10.14.2014 - Flu Shots and Wellness Checks

5.13.2014 - UAB President Ray Watts presented “Transforming the Future of Birmingham and Alabama: Priorities, Progress, and Promise” 

10.8.2013 - General Meeting

6.25.2013 - Spring/Summer Seminar

3.12.2013 - Larry DeLucas presented “UAB in Space”

10.30.2012 - Larry Powell and Graham Boetcher, “Sharing Our UAB Memories”

9.2012 - Flu Shot Event

5.8.2012 - UAB President Carol Garrison spoke about UAB: current and upcoming issues

3.27.2012 - Spring Training Seminar

9.16.2011 - Flu Shot Event

9.28.2010 - Flu Shot Event

6.21.2010 - Dr. Will Ferniany, “Making UAB the Preferred Academic Health Center for the 21st Century”

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