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University of Alabama School of Medicine

Index University of Alabama School of Medicine

The University of Alabama School of Medicine at UAB is a public medical school located in Birmingham, Alabama with branch campuses in Huntsville, Montgomery, and at the University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences in Tuscaloosa. [1]

47 relations: Abraham Flexner, Alabama, Basil Hirschowitz, Beatrice Hahn, Birmingham, Alabama, Cardiac surgery, Cardiopulmonary bypass, David Vetter, Diabetes mellitus, Echocardiography, Endoscope, Grading in education, Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Herpes simplex virus, HIV, HIV/AIDS, Huntsville Hospital System, Huntsville, Alabama, Intensive care unit, John W. Kirklin, Mayo Clinic, Medical College Admission Test, Medical school, Medical Scientist Training Program, Michael Saag, Mobile, Alabama, Monoclonal antibody, Montgomery, Alabama, Organ transplantation, Public university, Regina Benjamin, Science (journal), Selma, Alabama, Sildenafil, Smithsonian Institution, Southeastern United States, State university system, Thomas Naum James, Tinsley R. Harrison, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S. News & World Report, United States, University of Alabama, University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Alabama in Huntsville, University of Alabama System, World Heart Federation.

Abraham Flexner

Abraham Flexner (November 13, 1866 – September 21, 1959) was an American educator, best known for his role in the 20th century reform of medical and higher education in the United States and Canada.

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Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Basil Hirschowitz

Basil Isaac Hirschowitz (29 May 1925 – 19 January 2013) was an academic gastroenterologist from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) best known in the field for having invented an improved optical fiber which allowed the creation of a useful flexible endoscope.

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Beatrice Hahn

Beatrice H. Hahn is an American virologist and biomedical researcher known for discovering the origins of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County.

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Cardiac surgery

Cardiac surgery, or cardiovascular surgery, is surgery on the heart or great vessels performed by cardiac surgeons.

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Cardiopulmonary bypass

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) is a technique that temporarily takes over the function of the heart and lungs during surgery, maintaining the circulation of blood and the oxygen content of the patient's body.

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David Vetter

David Phillip Vetter (September 21, 1971 – February 22, 1984) was an American who was a prominent sufferer of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), a hereditary disease which dramatically weakens the immune system.

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Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period.

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Echocardiography

An echocardiogram, often referred to as a cardiac echo or simply an echo, is a sonogram of the heart.

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Endoscope

An endoscope is an illuminated optical, typically slender and tubular instrument (a type of borescope) used to look deep into the body and used in procedures called an endoscopy.

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Grading in education

Grading in education is the process of applying standardized measurements of varying levels of achievement in a course.

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Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine is an American textbook of internal medicine.

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Herpes simplex virus

Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2), also known as human herpesvirus 1 and 2 (HHV-1 and HHV-2), are two members of the herpesvirus family, Herpesviridae, that infect humans.

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HIV

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

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HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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Huntsville Hospital System

The Huntsville Hospital Health System, also known as Huntsville Hospital, is a public, not-for-profit hospital organization consisting of several sites and buildings originating in the downtown area of Huntsville, Alabama.

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Huntsville, Alabama

Huntsville is a city located primarily in Madison County in the Appalachian region of northern Alabama.

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Intensive care unit

Intensive care unit An intensive care unit (ICU), also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) or critical care unit (CCU), is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive treatment medicine.

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John W. Kirklin

John Webster Kirklin (April 5, 1917 – April 21, 2004) was an American surgeon who made early contributions to cardiac surgery.

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Mayo Clinic

The Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota focused on integrated clinical practice, education, and research.

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Medical College Admission Test

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a computer-based standardized examination for prospective medical students in the United States, Australia, Canada, and Caribbean Islands.

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Medical school

A medical school is a tertiary educational institution —or part of such an institution— that teaches medicine, and awards a professional degree for physicians and surgeons.

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Medical Scientist Training Program

The Medical Scientist Training Programs (MSTPs) are MD-PhD training programs that streamline the education towards MD and PhD graduate degrees.

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Michael Saag

Michael S. Saag (born) is a physician and prominent HIV/AIDS researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

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Mobile, Alabama

Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.

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Monoclonal antibody

Monoclonal antibodies (mAb or moAb) are antibodies that are made by identical immune cells that are all clones of a unique parent cell.

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Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery is the capital city of the U.S. state of Alabama and the county seat of Montgomery County.

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Organ transplantation

Organ transplantation is a medical procedure in which an organ is removed from one body and placed in the body of a recipient, to replace a damaged or missing organ.

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Public university

A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.

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Regina Benjamin

Regina Marcia Benjamin (born October 26, 1956) is an American physician and a former vice admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who served as the 18th Surgeon General of the United States.

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Science (journal)

Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.

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Selma, Alabama

Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west.

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Sildenafil

Sildenafil, sold as the brand name Viagra among others, is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution, established on August 10, 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge," is a group of museums and research centers administered by the Government of the United States.

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Southeastern United States

The Southeastern United States (Sureste de Estados Unidos, Sud-Est des États-Unis) is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States.

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State university system

A state university system in the United States is a group of public universities supported by an individual state or a similar entity such as the District of Columbia.

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Thomas Naum James

Thomas Naum James (24 October 1925 - 11 September 2010) was a leading American cardiologist during the last half of the twentieth century.

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Tinsley R. Harrison

Tinsley Randolph Harrison (March 18, 1900 – August 4, 1978) was an American physician and editor of the first five editions of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Tuscaloosa is a city in and the seat of Tuscaloosa County in west central Alabama (in the southeastern United States).

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U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is an American media company that publishes news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Alabama

The University of Alabama (Alabama or UA) is a public research university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States, and the flagship of the University of Alabama System.

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University of Alabama at Birmingham

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is a public research university in Birmingham in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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University of Alabama in Huntsville

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (also known as UAHuntsville or UAH) is a state-supported, public, coeducational research university in Huntsville, Alabama, United States.

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University of Alabama System

The University of Alabama System coordinates and oversees the University of Alabama's three doctoral research institutions.

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World Heart Federation

The World Heart Federation (WHF) is a nongovernmental organization based in Geneva, Switzerland.

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Medical College of Alabama, UAB School of Medicine, UASOM.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Alabama_School_of_Medicine

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