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
This screening event is free and open to all as part of Equal Access Birmingham’s goal to provide healthcare education and address the needs of the locally underserved.
Researchers found differences in polymerase chains thought to be similar, potentially opening new pathways toward cancer drug development.
Researchers show long-term efficacy of the first FDA approved drug for vasculitis.
Investigators at UAB and colleagues at other universities have launched a study of a new, low-strength magnetic field as a potential therapy for depression. 
A paper authored by Michael DeVivo, Dr.PH., director emeritus of the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, was the most-cited paper published in Spinal Cord in 2012.
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.