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
Kristin Ford, a neuroscience student at UAB, has been awarded a Summer Student Fellowship from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Researchers are launching a study to look at the links between sleep and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
UAB Hospital’s teenage volunteers get a rare chance to learn about possible careers in healthcare.
Richard Allman is the winner of the Donald P. Kent Award on Aging.
The foundation —founded by Mike Jezdimir, who was diagnosed with transverse myelitis  in 1967 — raised money by hosting events throughout Alabama.
Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Jean-Francois Pittet, M.D., the first holder of the David Hill Chestnut Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees established the William J. Koopman Endowed Professorship in Rheumatology and Immunology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Medicine and named Jeffrey R. Curtis, M.D., its inaugural holder.
Ophthalmologists at the UAB Callahan Eye Foundation say fireworks are best left to the professionals.
UAB expands research into dystonia with a generous gift from the Joel Johnson family.