Per Board rule 503, the establishment of new centers and institutes must be submitted for review and approval to the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees. Upon the Chancellor's recommendation, the new centers and institutes will be submitted to the Board of Trustees for final approval. Any internal changes that are reasonable extensions or alterations of existing centers and institutes, including organizational changes, must be submitted to the Board of Trustees for approval.

  • CenterDate Est.Mission/GoalReporting Channel
    9/17/2020 To enable and facilitate collaborative, multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary, multi-campus and regional research involving major research instrumentation. Office for Research and Economic Development
    Alabama Center for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence 11/3/2023 To promote five AI-oriented grand challenges through research projects and activities: (1) the science of artificial intelligence and learning; (2) human-centered artificial intelligence; (3) the ethical development, dissemination, and use of AI; (4) preparing a life-long learning AI workforce; and (5) establishing AI research and education community and driving industry-university collaboration. College of Engineering
    1/1/1960 To provide continuing legal education to members of the Alabama bar and bench. University of Alabama School of Law
    11/8/2019 To become a magnet program for UA Innovators, Inventors and Entrepreneurs (faculty, staff, and students) as well as the people who support their work (e.g. investors, business leaders, and community members). Culverhouse College of Business
    10/1/1979 To increase the level of international trade activity throughout Alabama, fostering development and expansion of the state鈥檚 economy. Office for Research and Economic Development
    2/3/2017 To undertake basic and applied research into the human condition in an effort to improve life, reduce unnecessary illness, avoidable death and eliminate health inequalities. Office for Research and Economic Development
    11/5/2021 To meet the research and development needs for transportation, mobility, and power. Component center in the Alabama Transportation Institute / Office for Research and Economic Development
    1/1/1986 To enhance productivity and quality in Alabama firms and thereby stimulate the state鈥檚 economic climate. Culverhouse College of Business
    9/15/1995 To conduct research directly related to critical real estate issues in Alabama. Culverhouse College of Business
    1/1/1972 To coordinate research activities; to conduct research in gerontology; to provide consulting services; to provide graduate/undergraduate instruction in gerontology; and to provide in-service training program. College of Arts and Sciences
    1/1/1979 To serve as resource for making census data available for research throughout state. Component center housed within the Center for Business & Economic Research (CBER) / Culverhouse College of Business
    2/3/2017 To engage in basic and applied research in the area of surface transportation. Office for Research and Economic Development
    2/3/2017 Key component of the Alabama Transportation Institute (ATI). Will advance technology required for future mobility systems and facilitate strategic planning for transportation infrastructure, both freight and passenger vehicles. Component center in the Alabama Transportation Institute / Office for Research and Economic Development
    9/18/1998 A multidisciplinary research center that provides industry with novel ideas, scientific consultation, and highly educated workforce for next generation vehicle technologies. College of Engineering
    4/19/2009 To implementat and utilize technologies to enhance public safety and well-being of the citizens of Alabama and the nation. College of Engineering
    7/31/1978 To conduct research in business & economics to develop annual & quarterly econometric models at state & substate levels. Culverhouse College of Business
    9/17/2021 To meet the research and development needs for convergent bioscience and medicine. Component center in the Alabama Life Research Institute / Office for Research and Economic Development
    Child Development Research Center 1/1/1931 Engages in community-based research, outreach, and service activities focused on young children and families. College of Human Environmental Sciences
    Center for Risk and Insurance Research 4/10/2015 To provide highly credible information and research insight for the benefit of various stakeholders -- including policymakers, the public, insurance companies, intermediaries, trade groups, and others who need information concerning the management of risk -- that contribute to the economic development of Alabama. Culverhouse College of Business
    2/4/2022 To promote the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities affected by substance use disorders in Alabama and beyond through innovative, state of the science, and culturally responsive research that reduces health disparities, improves health equity, and addresses social determinants of health. Capstone College of Nursing
    9/13/2013 To bring together researchers focusing on the physical infrastructure that supports our communities, quality of life, and economy. College of Engineering
    12/4/1998 To advance technology in transportation education and research and then transfer technologies over multiple disciplines. College of Engineering
    2/3/2017 To develop solutions for better water quality for people in our area, state, nation and around the world. Office for Research and Economic Development
    9/15/1995 To organize research efforts across departments in a formal structure; to facilitate professional interactions with faculty in similar areas in different departments within the University; to expand educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in all associated departments; and to enhance our ability to compete for extramural funds. College of Arts & Sciences
    3/20/1998 To use an interdisciplinary approach in order to explain the dynamics of and the complexities inherent to sedimentary basins. College of Arts & Sciences
    4/6/2018 To conduct interdisciplinary research center that engages in basic and applied research in the area of water quality. College of Engineering
    4/6/2018 To engage in basic and applied research in the area of hydrological science with an emphasis on predictive science and integrated modeling. College of Engineering
    2/3/2017 To conduct interdisciplinary research in the area of sensing soil moisture, snow, and ice. College of Engineering
    1/1/1974 To serve children, families, and teachers at the local, regional, and national level through innovative reading and writing development and instruction research. College of Education
    2/4/2005 To help develop and recognize outstanding diverse public relations leaders, role models, and mentors to advance ethical public relations in an evolving, global society. College of Communication and Information Sciences
    1/1/1971 To provide residential treatment for children diagnosed with behavioral disorders and to conduct research in behavioral disorders and juvenile rehabilitation. College of Community Health Sciences
    1/1/1966 To assist in the expansion of int鈥檒 dimension of the activities of all students & faculty members of the Univ. Office for Academic Affairs
    10/1/1974 To serve as training facility for 48 family practice residents and 65 medical students, as well as fellowship in Sports Medicine, Hospitalist Medicine, Obstetrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine and Geriatrics. In addition to the main UMC clinic on the UA campus, satellite clinics are now located in Northport, Demopolis, Carrollton, Fayette, and Livingston. College of Community Health Sciences
    2/6/2015 To develop scholarly research collaborations and exchanges for faculty and students with institutions and programs in Cuba. College of Arts and Sciences
    2/10/1989 To serve as a coordinating business outreach unit for the resources and expertise of existing centers, bureaus, and institutes on economic development. Office for Research and Economic Development
    4/8/2005 To promote excellence in teaching and research about the American South; to create new and innovative research opportunities for undergraduates. College of Arts and Sciences
    11/8/2013 To further research in ethical development and supporting the measures that have been developed by Center affiliates. College of Education
    12/4/1998 To explore the role and influence of tobacco historically and in contemporary society through and interdisciplinary approach that involves research, education, and service and community outreach. College of Community Health Sciences
    6/16/2006 To serve as a resource for education in Alabama, and training graduate students in violence prevention research methods. College of Arts and Sciences
    8/15/1985 To provide formal and nontraditional instruction in 19 languages. College of Arts & Sciences
    11/8/2001 To engage faculty, staff and students in the production and distribution of multi-media programming designed to inspire, educate, and inform Alabamians. College of Communication and Information Sciences
    1/1/1924 To assist the College of Education in fulfilling its mission to improve the quality of life for all Alabamians through expanding access and success, strengthening equity, and advancing economic and community development. College of Education
    1/1/1982 To provide year-round classes in the English language, culture and U.S. educational system to non- native English speakers. Office for Academic Affairs
    5/7/1985 To provide research and design assistance to faculty and students in the social sciences. College of Arts and Sciences
    3/30/1990 To enhance faculty research and graduate education; to attract external contracts and grants; and to develop collaborative research efforts among faculty within and outside UA. College of Communication and Information Sciences
    6/19/2015 To provide education, training and research in Analytics for students in an academic environment as well as industry management and practitioners in a corporate environment. Culverhouse College of Business
    6/17/2016 To develop new technologies and to apply existing technologies for the primary purpose of reducing injury, accelerating recovery from injury, enhancing human performance, and optimizing nutrition in performance and recovery. College of Engineering
    6/22/2001 To facilitate the highest attainable standard of health for those who live, work, or play in rural Alabama by investigating not only disease and infirmity but also factors associated with physical, mental, and social well-being. College of Community Health Sciences
    2/3/2023 To serve as a hub for transdisciplinary innovation and social impact through on-campus and other campus programs, including the student business plan competition, the BIG Ideas Contest. To actively promote an ecosystem of innovation and social impact throughout the state. To serve as a hub for retention efforts for students graduating from the University. Honors College
    6/16/2017 To offer unique, cutting edge and interdisciplinary pre- medical training. College of Arts and Sciences
    2/3/2023 To strengthen the multidisciplinary research on The University of Alabama campus in the field of polymers and soft materials. College of Engineering with general oversight by the Office for Research and Economic Development
    Shelby Institute for Policy and Leadership 2/3/2023 To provide premier educational programs for students at the University who are interested in policy. Provost
    1/1/1938 To provide diagnostic & rehabilitative services to communicatively handicapped individuals of all ages. Department of Communicative Disorders - College of Arts and Sciences
    The University of Alabama Cyber Institute 4/4/2014 To advance the understanding of the dynamics associated with cyber issues and to develop and implement a comprehensive cyber research and education program at The University of Alabama. Office for Research and Economic Development
    1/1/1954 To inspire, educate, and inform Alabamians through the production of high quality television, radio and new media programs for distribution via television, radio and other platforms; to provide opportunities and experiences for students interested in production, broadcasting and new media. College of Communication and Information Sciences
    11/8/2019 To conduct rigorous, federally-funded research in the areas of positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) and school-based mental health services (also known as the Interconnected Systems Framework). College of Education
    C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick Center for Value Investing 2/7/2020 To provide an educational and training resource for UA students and to promote the principles and practice of value investing to investors and the investment industry. Culverhouse College of Business
    4/9/2020 To facilitate interdisciplinary, innovative research on autism spectrum disorder at the University of Alabama. College of Arts and Sciences
    1/1/1980 To strengthen Alabama鈥檚 economy by providing management and technical assistance to start-up and existing small businesses in all 67 counties. Office for Research and Economic Development
    Seebeck Computer Center 5/15/1976 Provide computer support services for UA faculty, staff, and students. Office of Academic Affairs
    1/1/1972 To make organizations more effective, to conduct the research that will shape the future of HR, and to give students opportunities to prepare them for a successful career in HR Culverhouse College of Business
      To solve critical problems identified collaboratively by community members and the University. Division of Community Affairs
    6/4/2021 To investigate science applications that would enable analysis of environmental (in)security with regards to the water, food, energy, and health nexus. Component center in the Alabama Water Institute / Office for Research and Economic Development

    Center for Advanced Manufacturing and
    Materials Design Integration

    6/4/2021 To develop the systems and technologies necessary to enable point-of-need manufacturing. College of Engineering
    1984-1985 The UA/UWA Regional In-Service Education Center provides professional learning and growth opportunities for the teachers, administrators, counselors, instructional partners/coaches and librarians of twelve school districts and one charter school within a nine county region in west Alabama. College of Education
    Holle Center for Communication Arts 6/10/2022 To promote nonfiction work that balances individual artistic vision with a broad sense of social responsibility. College of Communication & Information Sciences
  • CenterDate Est.Mission/GoalReporting Channel
    6/4/21 To provide consultation and support services to boost infectious disease prevention and control efforts across Alabama. School of Public Health
    12/12/91 To alleviate the morbidity and mortality associated with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and related disorders and improving the quality of life for sufferers of AD and related disorders, and their families. Heersink School of Medicine
    2/8/13 To foster an entrepreneurial community and innovative ecosystem at UAB and and to provide the infrastructure required for students, staff, and faculty to commercialize innovation on campus, within the region, and beyond. VP, Research & Economic Development
    6/7/19 To provide an administrative and clinical organizational framework to support the effective treatment of cardiovascular disease across multiple UAB departments and divisions. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/9/01 To serve as a multidisciplinary center of excellence in the field of aesthetic surgery. Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery
    12/9/88 To support the conduct of cutting-edge research in basic science, therapeutics, prevention, community-engaged research, clinical manifestations and pathogenesis of HIV and related disorders. Five core facilities provide vital support and specialized services to advance the HIV enterprise within UAB and beyond. Division of Infectious Disease Univeristy Wide
    6/26/98 To advance the outreach efforts of UAB in the Birmingham community. Office of the Provost
    Center for Epigenomics and Translational Research in Inflammatory Skin Diseases (CETRISD) 6/10/22 To promote interdisciplinary collaboration among UAB scientists, clinicians, and educators with a goal of improving outcomes for patients through excellence in clinical care and advances in the science of inflammatory skin diseases. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/4/2022 To improve the well-being and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals and families impacted by developmental disabilities. Heersink School of Medicine and College of Arts and Sciences
    4/4/14 To coordinate continuing education programs for the Department of Health Services Administration. Department of Health Services Administration / Continuing Education, School of Health Professions
    9/16/11 To disseminate new approaches to the development, implementation, evaluation, and management of healthcare information and healthcare information technology. School of Health Professions
    9/17/99 To provide a multidisciplinary focus for the care of injured patients and for research related to both prevention and treatment of injuries. Heersink School of Medicine

    Center for Integrative Structural Biology

    6/7/2024 To leverage novel and transformative biophysical methodologies to study human diseases and develop smart therapeutics. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/26/85 To provide diverse efforts that will allow for collaborations between researchers in various fields of medicine, sciences, and engineering. School of Engineering
    6/18/15 To bring together students and other learners from multiple schools across campus, together with faculty and staff from the UAB Health System, into a cohesive and integrated system of interprofessional education and training. CIPES is based in the Office of the UAB Provost. Office of the Provost
    Center for Lung Analytics and Imaging Research (CLAIR) 6/7/2024

    To leverage advances in imaging and analytic tools such as magnetic resonance imaging of the lungs, molecular imaging, and micro-CT, as well as artificial intelligence.

    Heersink School of Medicine

    Center for Neuroengineering and Brain-Computer Interfaces (CNBCI)

    6/7/2024 To build UAB鈥檚 research portfolio in Neuroengineering/Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI), establish a strong foundation for Neuroengineering/BCI research through creation of an integrated data repository, and increase Neuroengineering/BCI technology transfer, outreach, and education. Heersink School of Medicine
    2/3/06 To conduct interdisciplinary research and and to provide student training focusing on the synthesis and characterization of nanoscale materials and structures with applicability and integration into the biomedical arena. College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Dentistry, School of Engineering, and Heersink School of Medicine
    12/4/98 To improve the quality of patient outcomes research at UAB, to enhance the competitive positions of UAB research projects as they are submitted for funding, and to allow UAB to develop a training program for future outcomes researchers and technicians. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/17/00 To serve patients and families experiencing life-threatening, life-limiting, or advanced illness by providing compassionate clinical care, demonstrating leadership in teaching health professionals and trainees, conducting collaborative research, and influencing health care delivery and public policy. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/15/06 To provide comprehensive multidisciplinary care for children and teens with MS and other CNS demyelinating diseases. Heersink School of Medicine
    09/13/91 To provide the highest quality services and treatments in the areas of neuropsychiatry, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and addiction recovery for adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and families. Department of Psychiatry
    9/19/08 To foster the study of professional selling and provide unique opportunities for students to receive education and training in advanced selling practices. The center advances sales performance through education, research, and outreach to the business community. School of Business
    5/3/91 To promote student learning via faculty development with a commitment to pedagogical best practices, appropriate and effective use of technology, and innovative collaboration. Office of the Provost
    6/16/06 To reduce health risks among underserved populations throughout the state of Alabama. School of Public Health
    2/8/08 To promote quality education for socially and economically disenfranchised groups residing in urban areas. School of Education
    9/17/93 To conduct research aimed at improving the health of all women, especially minority and underserved women and their families; and to bring researchers and developing scholars interested in women's health issues at UAB into a more formal research collaboration. Heersink School of Medicine
    Childhood Cystic Kidney Disease Core Center (CCKDC) 6/10/22 To promote interdisciplinary collaboration among UAB scientists, clinicians, and educators, and to improve patient experiences and outcomes through advances in science. Heersink School of Medicine
    7/14/69 To improve the well-being and the quality of life of individuals and families affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities. Heersink School of Medicine
    5/29/96 To establish collaborative synergies across schools, departments and divisions at UAB. Heersink School of Medicine
    1/1/70 To advavance cancer research, new cancer treatments, to engage communities in cancer prevention and early detection initiatives, and to train the next generation of cancer physicians and scientists. Heersink School of Medicine
    2/3/12 To improve outcomes for patients through excellence in clinical care and advances in the science of cardiovascular disease through interdisciplinary collaboration. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/15/06 To develop a comprehensive University-wide program to support the research and clinical efforts related to diabetes. Heersink School of Medicine
    Comprehensive Neurovascular and Stroke Center 4/21/95 To provide comprehensive clinical care through prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation of stroke victims. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/4/11 To improve outcomes for patients through excellence in clinical care and advances in the science of transplantation. Heersink School of Medicine
    1/1/80 To develop professionals who protect and promote the health and safety of workers through interdisciplinary education, research, and outreach. School of Public Health
    09/21/18 To increase our understanding of treatment of mopod disorders leading to improved treatment. Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
    6/20/08 To promote excellence in diabetes research in order to decrease morbidity and mortality and increase the quality of life of diabetes patients. School of Health Professions
    2/8/13 To maintain and enhance UAB鈥檚 position as a nationally recognized, premier institution of digestive health medicine and to expand into newer, high-impact areas of digestive disease sciences. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/5/04 To advance the understanding of the biological basis of the effects of the normal aging process on the human brain's capacity for learning and memory through fundamental research. Department of Neurology; Heersink School of Medicine
    9/13/12 To prove a focused forum for the diagnosis, treatment, development of novel therapeutics, gene discovery, student resident and faculty training, education of the community, nation and the world related to disorders and syndromes fo the craniofacial, oral complex and dentition. School of Dentistry
    1/21/81 To stimulate progress in CF fundamental, clinical, and translational science that will have therapeutic potential of greatest impact Heersink School of Medicine
    2/6/15 To assemble and integrate UAB researchers and clinicians in an interdisciplinary program for the pursuit of high-impact discovery in the School of Medicine鈥檚 signature programs including cardiovascular disease, transplantation, cancer, diabetes, infectious diseases, immunology, and the neurosciences. Heersink School of Medicine
    Immunology Institute 4/9/21 To become the nexus for faculty, researchers, clinicians, and health policy experts that are united in their vision of harnessing the power of the immune system to improve human health through immune-based therapies, including vaccines. Heersink School of Medicine
    6/13/14 To employ innovative technologies and scientific methods to integrate existing UAB and community strengths to create and foster new research, policy solutions, outreach activities and educational programming relating to all aspects of human rights, including training programs in such areas as diversity awareness, sexual harassment prevention and effective communication in the workplace to business, industry, and government entities. College of Arts and Sciences
    11/5/04 To provide an umbrella organization that will promote, facilitate and concentrate all research activities conducted within the School of Dentistry. School of Dentistry
    1/1/76 To promote the health and well-being of older adults and their families through research, education and outreach initiatives. Heersink School of Medicine
    2/3/17 To increase the global diversity of student body and provide opportunities for faculty to expand international teaching, research and service activities. Office of Global Engagement, Office of the Provost
    12/14/95 To serve individuals diagnosed with sickle cell disease for their lifespan. Heersink School of Medicine
    04/03/86 To facilitate the conduct of health policy research, to disseminate the findings of that research beyond the usual academic channels, and to sponsor the health policy fellowship program. School of Public Health
    12/4/86 To provide treatment, education and research programs related to the prevention and management of lung diseases. Heersink School of Medicine
    Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation 2/4/22 To introduce new academic programs in healthcare innovation, develop a comprehensive outreach program that integrates teaching, research and service to provide benefits to current and future biomedical entrepreneurs, and provide needed technical and physical infrastructure to propel the biomedical innovation agenda at UAB. Heersink School of Medicine
    2/4/22 To allow UAB faculty, researchers, clinicians, staff, and trainees to partner with collaborators in other countries to grow and consolidate bidirectional global health efforts focused on biomedical research, collaborate global initiatives throughout UAB to promote global health, launch a graduate program in Global Health, integrate global health teaching, research, and practice into clinical disciplines, and establish multinational collaborative hubs to expand global health initiatives. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/12/13 To meet the increasing demand for low cost composites in various applications such as aerospace, transport, mass transit, automotive, energy, military, sporting goods and commodity markets and the accompanying need for developing innovative and newer material forms and processing technologies. School of Engineering
    4/7/06 To develop a comprehensive University-wide program for research in the immunobiology of mucosal diseases. The center will promote investigation into the interaction between the mucosa and microbes that enter the host through the mucosa, infect the mucosa, or induce mucosal inflammation. Heersink School of Medicine
      To foster clinical and fundamental research on multiple sclerosis and related diseases; to provide clinical and research training in multiple sclerosis and related diseases; and to evaluate and treat acute and chronic multiple sclerosis and related diseases. Heersink School of Medicine, Department of Neurology
    2/5/16 To assist scientists in pursuing research focused on the interplay of aging, comparative biology, and energetics. Its goal is to act as a multiplier to stimulate innovation and increase the success of scientists studying the basic biology of aging. College of Arts and Sciences
    1/1/88 To provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary infrastructure and environment to support the kidney-related research continuim from molecular pathways to model systems to man. Heersink School of Medicine
    12/12/96 To promote multidisciplinary basic, clinical, and translational research, and research training on the causal factors underlying nutrition and obesity-related health problems and the generation and evaluation of evidence on their consequences, prevention, and alleviation. School of Health Professions
    APDA Information and Referral Center 1/22/87 To provide support to families and patients suffering from Parkinson's Disease by offering top-notch clinical treatment as well as educational, emotional, and political support. The center also performs basic science research of Parkinson's disease. Heersink School of Medicine
    1/1/79 To improve the health and well-being of the nation's children and youth, and especially those with special health care needs. Heersink School of Medicine
    Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center 6/20/08 To promote, support, and enhance cutting-edge research on lung biology, including studies of disease through translational investigation in humans. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/7/14 To provide opportunities for UAB students, faculty, staff and the community at large to learn the skills and knowledge essential to successfully manage their personal finances. The Institute aims to carry out this mission by focusing on teaching, service and research. Collat School of Business
      To provide comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation; to treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Heersink School of Medicine
    10/26/79 To contribute to solutions of health problems in developing countries by implementing graduate-level training and educational programs that are organized collaboratively with academic institutions, international agencies and health ministries within the host country. School of Public Health
    Systems Pharmacology AI Research Center (SPARC)  9/1/2023 To focus on leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies in the development of AI-enabled drug discovery; to use existing AI technology and research from ALMED laboratory to create a collaborative platform for drug discovery. Department of Biomedical Informatics and Data Science
    2/5/16 To address the health, wellness and rehabilitation needs of millions of Americans with disabilities who have substantially higher rates of health disparities, secondary health conditions and healthcare utilization compared to the general population. School of Health Professions, University Wide
    02/05/2016 To advance the understanding of human biology in the lenses of microbiome and human and microbiota interactions, promote the translation of microbiome knowledge into precision diagnostic, prevention and treatment strategies, and provide added values to the entire UAB campus in microbiome research. Heersink School of Medicine
    2/3/06 To enhance the translation of fundamental and clinical research into improvements for human health and health care delivery. Heersink School of Medicine
    2/4/11 To understand the biological mechanisms underlying exercise-induced adaptations and their clinical utility in disease treatment and prevention. To achieve that objective, the center's interventions are focused on optimizing exercise treatments for specific diseases using a dose-response approach. Heersink School of Medicine
    Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation 9/20/02 To provide quality patient care, teaching, and research to advance knowledge in the area of vision rehabilitation. Department of Ophthalmology and School of Optometry
    2/2/07 To promote the discovery of novel treatments for neurodegenerative disorders, to teach scientists and clinicians about these diseases, and to facilitate the application of these discoveries to clinical care of patients. Department of Neurology
    4/20/01 To deliver the highest quality treatment for patients with facial differences. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/15/06 To promote and support interdisciplinary neuroscience research, clinical care and education at UAB. Department of Neurology, Heersink School of Medicine
    4/3/86 To promote patient care, research and education in the field of epilepsy; and to prevent, treat and cure epilepsy. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/7/14 To design interventions and therapies to help survivors not only survive, but thrive. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/17/93 To provide specialized care to children and adults with all types of liver and biliary tract disease, to develop clinical and basic research programs to support clinical care activities for such individuals, and to educate the profession and public about liver disease. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/20/02 To reduce the health disparities experienced by vulnerable populations and disadvantaged communities locally, regionally, and nationally. Heersink School of Medicine
    9/17/99 To provide a comprehensive, centralized, multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and innovative treatment of complex pancreatobiliary diseases. Heersink School of Medicine, Department of Surgery
    6/24/94 To coordinate multi-disciplinary research in the area of sustainable infrastructure systems. School of Engineering
    9/17/99 To bring together medical and vocal expertise to evaluate and treat individuals who use their voices as a primary part of their profession. Heersink School of Medicine
    6/12/14 To explore the complexities of human DNA to understand the genetic underpinnings for the onset and progression of diseases and to use that knowledge to predict, diagnose and develop personalized therapies. Department of Genetics, Heersink School of Medicine
    1/1/88 To support the research programs of its members through the maintenance of shared facilities, to foster interdisciplinary collaboration in vision research, and to serve the university, community, state and region through education and outreach. School of Optometry
    2/3/17 To foster undergraduate student success by creating a supportive environment and delivering academic services designed to facilitate persistence towards academic goals and degree completion. Office of the Provost, Enrollment Management
    9/9/88 To provide leadership in tropical and preventive medicine; to develop and oversee research and training at the forefront of biomedical science; and to support international health programs in the fields of research, education, program development, administration, and public service. Heersink School of Medicine
    11/1/68 To provide economic education to Alabama students from kindergarten through high school. The center does this by educating the educators鈥攑roviding the curriculum tools, the pedagogical support, and the community of peers that instruct, inspire and guide. Collat School of Business
    2/7/20 To provide a meeting place for scientists, trainees, physicians, and persons in the community interested in discovering effective treatments and alleviating the suffering caused by addiction and pain.  
      To identify and develop accessible post-exposure treatments for arsenicals and other vesicants.  
  • CenterDate Est.Mission/GoalReporting Channel
    6/16/89 To study hypervelocity impact and hypervelocity flight in Earth鈥檚 atmosphere. Vice President for Research & Economic Development (VPRED)
    5/1/85 To advance optical science and engineering research and development in support of high technology educational, industrial and government interests and requirements. VPRED
    4/18/03 To offer an interdisciplinary approach to defending networks, data, and computer operating systems from adversarial attacks. VPRED
    6/22/90 To work in conjunction with the UAH College of Business to assess organizations鈥 needs through economic research and impact analysis as well as supply chain and transportation research. Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA)
    Center for the Management of Science and Technology (CMOST) 6/22/90 To conduct research in new management techniques, is a 鈥渨indow on the world鈥 source of the latest practices, and to serve as a worldwide center for scientists, researchers and managers interested in the management of science and technology. VPAA
    4/18/03 To provide a clear focus for all activities at UAH related to modeling and simulation research and education. VPRED
    Center for System Studies 9/18/09 To study how complex systems interact and develop engineered solutions to system problems. UAH President鈥檚 Office
    12/4/98 To encourage interdisciplinary study of the Earth as an integrated system across traditional boundaries. VPRED
    9/17/21 To promote innovative and effective teaching environments that enrich student learning and success through the use of best teaching practices, educational technology, and the scholarship of teaching. VPAA
    2/28/92 To bring balance to our community by highlighting the importance of the humanities. VPAA
    12/4/98 To conducts multidisciplinary research in many facets of information technology. VPRED
    Institute for Science Education 12/7/90 To provide leadership and coordination for projects and programs directed at improving science and mathematics teaching at the precollege level. VPAA
    4/16/04 To explore the integration of micro and nanophotonics, MEMS, and nanotechnology to enable the realization of nano and microdevices for miniaturized systems. VPRED
    10/1/87 To help entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses. VPAA
    6/1/92 To conduct research, produce publications, and mentor students in advanced propulsion technologies and their applications. VPRED
    1/1/61 To provide scientific and engineering staff to conduct theoretical and experimental research pertinent to aerospace science and rocket technology, primarily in support of the US Army and NASA, and to train scientists and engineering through active involvement in research. VPRED
    11/8/02 To conduct a multifaceted research center focused on applied engineering and systems engineering techniques to enhance success for government and industry rotorcraft partners. VPRED
    9/20/02 To provide expertise, leadership, and support to the Army, NASA, other government agencies, and private sector organizations. VPRED
    4/6/18 To monitor conditions across 12 counties that make up the ALDOT鈥檚 North Region: Cherokee, Cullman, Colbert, Dekalb, Etowah Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan. VPAA
    10/1/87 To foster excellence in research and graduate education in the field of space science, from the furthest reaches of the universe to the boundaries of the heliosphere, to our Sun and the geospace environment. VPRED
    2/5/16 To provide the highest quality of early childhood education services to children three months up to five years of age, giving them a firm foundation for their next educational experience. VPAA