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
The manufacturer of a new medication for Rett syndrome studied at UAB is encouraged by the drug’s performance.
A UAB study of hospital deaths during childbirth suggests the high death rate of African-American women is likely associated with access to prenatal care.
As part of the Section on Biological Sciences, Korf was elected as an AAAS fellow for distinguished contributions to the field of human and medical genetics.
A UAB study finds that minorities with diabetes have a high rate of diabetic retinopathy, a potentially blinding eye disease, and that telemedicine might be a good way to address that condition.
The addition of five new research scientists takes UAB’s Department of Anesthesiology to new heights.
The Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars Program is designed to help graduate students from underrepresented communities — racial/ethnic minorities and people with disability — succeed in a career in neuroscience.
Early Birmingham’s medical development is the subject of a Reynolds Historical Lecture looking at the first four decades of the city’s history.
Thanks to a two-contact approach that helped restore vision in his left eye, bike lover Jeff Henson can ride solo again.
New funding from the Jefferson County Commission will re-establish the Mental Health Court in Birmingham, administered by UAB TASC.
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