Bob Shepard

Bob Shepard

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Media Specialist, UAB News
(205) 934-8934 
bshep@uab.edu

A 16-year veteran of UAB, Shepard previously had a career in television news, serving as a photographer, field producer and documentary producer at stations in Lexington, Ky.; Norfolk, Va.; and Birmingham. He spends a fair amount of free time canoeing the rivers of the southern Appalachians and believes that his beloved Chicago Cubs will win the World Series this year. Finally.

Beats include: Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital; Center for Aging; Center for Palliative Care; Comprehensive Neuroscience Center; Emergency Medicine; Gene Therapy Center; Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care; Gregory F. James Cystic Fibrosis Center; Heflin Genetics Center; Nutrition Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Medicine; Trauma, Burn and Surgical Critical Care
Following a diagnosis of a disease he’d never heard of and couldn’t pronounce, a UAB grad student goes on the offensive.
A little more than a year since he suffered major injuries in the January 2014 snowstorm, Kelly Garner and his UAB orthopedics team were showing the world just how far he has come.
National and local experts in biomedical engineering, neuroscience and rehabilitation will gather to examine the brain-machine interface as part of the UAB Bevill Neuroscience Symposium on Feb. 27.
New research from UAB suggests not all strep throat is really strep throat, and attention must be paid to another bacterium that packs a nasty wallop.
The Kaul Foundation gives UAB $7 million to establish the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute.
Research to Prevent Blindness has given UAB’s Department of Ophthalmology a grant to further research of retinal and optic nerve diseases.
A new study says that the cost of a medication may play a very important role in a patient’s perception of whether it works.
UAB has been selected to join the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network.
Jean-Francois Pittet, M.D., professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, will take on the role of editor-in-chief of the flagship journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society, Anesthesia & Analgesia, in March 2016.
A UAB researcher is looking for clues in the cell walls of fungi to alleviate severe fungal reactions in patients with asthma.
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