Former Gov. Albert P. Brewer presented the inaugural Brewer-Heslin Award for Professionalism in Medicine on Aug. 16 to Martin J. Heslin, M.D., the physician who inspired Brewer to establish the endowment.
Third-year medical student Ryan B. Khodadadi is the first recipient of a new scholarship honoring a genetics pioneer that supports students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership abilities.
Fifty-first transplant means 102 total surgeries have been performed since December 2013 as the nation’s longest-ever chain continues to grow.
Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to UAB researchers.
Proposed budget cuts to Alabama’s Medicaid program would be disastrous to the state, says the CEO of the UAB Health System.
An Arizona drug company will patent the small peptide drug.
In JAMA Viewpoint, Edward W. Hook III, M.D., says doctors and patients must be willing to talk about sex if we are to decrease the nation’s rate of sexually transmitted infections.
UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program is the court of last resort for those with baffling diseases that have never been diagnosed.
UAB’s Montgomery campus medical students go through orientation and lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity.
Equal Access Birmingham will host its annual Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 29, to raise funds for the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.