Associate Director and Co-Leader for Clinical Research and Administration Core

first_imgUAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employercommitted to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendlyenvironment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achievework/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age,genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identityand expression as well as sexual orientation.  UAB alsoencourages applications from individuals with disabilities andveterans.  A pre-employment background investigation isperformed on candidates selected for employment.  In addition,physicians who will be employed by the University of Alabama HealthServices Foundation (UAHSF) or other UAB Medicine entities, mustsuccessfully complete a pre-employment drug screen to behired.  Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach toeducation at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, theUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham is an internationally renownedresearch university and academic medical center and the state ofAlabama’s largest single employer, with an economic impactexceeding $7 billion annually. UAB is consistently recognized amongthe top 100 universities in the world for life sciences (AcademicRanking of World Universities) and among the top 10 universitiesnationally for diversity (The Princeton Review). UAB was alsoranked by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings asthe #1 Young University (< 50 years old) in the United States inboth 2018 and 2019 and in the top 12 worldwide. UAB attracted morethan $600 million in research funding in FY2019 and ranked 20thnationally in NIH research funding (~$358 million). UAB is also aleading training ground for young scientists with over 40institutional training grants to support pre- and post-doctoraltrainees. For information about the Departments of Orthopedics and Familyand Community Medicine, visit the UAB School of Medicine website For this position, UCEM is partnering with the Department ofFamily and Community Medicine, Division of Sports and ExerciseMedicine, and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.  Thesuccessful candidate will have a faculty appointment in one ofthese departments or jointly.  Each department has a growingresearch program with established research interests related toexercise and sports medicine. Please direct inquiries to:  Thomas W. Buford, UCEMDirector, [email protected] Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a shortdrive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphisand Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in theUnited States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings,Birmingham has been recognized as an “All American City”, one ofthe top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the topten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. Thecombination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture,activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to liveand raise a family. Consideration will be given to individuals with a doctorate (PhDor MD/DO) in fields related to exercise medicine and physicalactivity promotion.  Position is a twelve-month, open rank,open tenure faculty position.  Salary, rank, and tenurecommensurate with experience and qualifications.center_img The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine (UCEM), a university-wideresearch center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, invitesapplications from individuals with expertise in the conduct ofcenter-based, supervised clinical trials involving physicalexercise for the faculty position of Associate Director andCo-Leader for Clinical Research and Administration Core. For more information about UCEM, please visit our website Applicants should have an established track record inexercise-based research with particular emphasis on the conduct ofclinical research in this area. The successful applicant shouldalso have a research portfolio that focuses on the conduct ofsupervised exercise clinical trials with ongoing NIH R01-levelresearch funding or strong evidence of potential to secure suchfunding in this area. Applicant should also embrace working in ateam-based research environment. The Associate Director will work closely with the UCEM Directorand leadership team in developing and administering strategy forthe Center. Individual will also serve as Co-Leader of the ClinicalResearch and Administration Core to contribute to the oversight andleadership of the UCEM Exercise Clinical Trials Facility, a 6000 sqft. core facility for the conduct of exercise-based clinicaltrials. Qualified applicants please follow this link to apply: read more

Drake Scores 1,000th Point; West Florida Falls at Lambuth

first_imgDrake Scores 1,000th Point; West Florida Falls at Lambuth JACKSON, Tenn. – Senior guard Amy Drake (Niceville, Fla./Winthrop) of the West Florida women’s basketball team completed a three-point play early in the second half to score her 1,000th point at UWF, but the Argonauts’ comeback bid fell short in a 72-67 non-conference loss at Lambuth on Saturday.  Drake finished with 19 points and senior center Dominique Boykins (Houston, Texas/North Shore HS) led all players with a season-high 25.The Argonauts fell to 13-13 overall with the loss, while Lambuth improved to 16-9 with the victory.Boykins scored her 25 points on 8-13 shooting and 9-12 from the free throw line, and she also added a game-high nine rebounds.  Drake poured in 19 points on 8-18 shooting from the field, and she had a strong overall game with six rebounds and five assists.Lambuth led for the entire first half, and the Eagles went up by as many as 11 points.  Drake went on a run to start the second half, starting with her three-point play with 19:06 on the clock.  She scored six straight points to start a 9-2 run by the Argonauts, pulling them within two points at 39-37 with 16:36 on the clock.  Lambuth fought right back with 10 unanswered points, going back up by a game-high 12 points with 13:50 left.The Argos stayed close, and a three by junior Lauren Fagler (Gainesville, Fla./Pensacola JC) with 5:25 left narrowed the Eagles’ lead to three points at 64-61.  After the teams traded baskets, Drake’s free throw at 2:18 pulled UWF within two.  After two scoreless minutes by both teams, Drake drove into the lane and fed the ball to Boykins, and though Boykins missed her first shot off the glass, she got her own rebound and drew a foul.  Boykins made one of two, pulling UWF within one point with 12 seconds left.UWF was forced to foul, and after two successful free throws by Lambuth’s Jenee Webb, the Eagles took a 70-67 lead.  On the inbounds pass, LaTonya McKinney intercepted the ball and drew another foul right away.  McKinney buried the two free throws, clinching the five-point win for Lambuth.The Argos finished the afternoon shooting 40.7 percent from the field, while Lambuth struggled to a 32.9 percent mark despite the win.  The Eagles held the advantage in rebounds as well, finishing with 50, including 18 offensive rebounds, compared to UWF’s 41 total boards and eight on the offensive side.  The Lambuth defense also forced 20 UWF turnovers, compared to 15 for the Argonauts.Lambuth was led by Jenee Webb who scored 22, and LaTonya McKinney and Tara Robinson each added 12 points each.UWF (13-13, 4-6 GSC) will wait for results from around the Gulf South Conference to confirm the team’s seed in the conference tournament should the team finish in the top four in the East Division.  The Argos will close out the regular season schedule on Tuesday, February 23 at home for Senior Day against Concordia-Selma.  Tip-off is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. and fans can follow all of the action live at Print Friendly Version Sharecenter_img Amy Drake ( last_img read more

PREVIEW: Amherst and Olmsted Falls battle in Week 6

first_imgAMHERST, OHIO– The Amherst Comets (4-1, 3-1) and Olmsted Falls Bulldogs (4-1, 3-1) are set to do battle at 7 p.m. on Friday at Amherst Steele High School.Last week the Comets toppled Berea-Midpark, 51-41. Amherst is off to its best start since the 2010 season. The Comets also proved that they can bounce back, considering their first loss of season came in Week 4 against the Midview Middies.Running back Khennedy Scagliozzo once again led the way for Amherst with three touchdowns and 294 yards on 32 carries.The Bulldogs are coming off of a 42-35 win over North Ridgeville in Week 5. Jack Spellacy ran for three touchdowns and 69 yards on 11 carries. Luke Lombardo also had  78 yards on 15 carries and two TDs. Ashley Bastock Related TopicsAmherst CometsOlmsted Falls Bulldogscenter_img Ashley is a former basketball player who covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Indians and high school sports for NEO Sports Insiders. She also covers the Cavs for SB Nation’s Fear The Sword. Ashley is a 2015 graduate of John Carroll University and previously worked in political journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AshleyBastock42last_img read more