UAB School of Medicine gets several top 10 rankings

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – U.S. News and World Report has given the University of Alabama at Birmingham spots among the top 10 programs in the nation for several health-related aspects of the school.

The primary care program rose to the 10th spot after being 23rd last year and the AIDS program was cited at 6th in the nation, up from 9th.

The School of Health Profession's master's degree program in health services rose to 5th from 7th.

Several other programs at UAB were named just out of the top 10, such as the doctoral program in biological sciences(34th) and the School of Nursing's master program(21st).

The latest rankings were released in the 2012 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," available online at

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