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 drive will be held at UAB Hospital North Pavilion February 18-23, 2013, and then at UAB Highlands Hospital on Feb. 26, Feb. 28 and March 1.
The 2013 University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Art Show will be on display on the first floor of the Lister Hill Library and will consist of artwork from students, residents and faculty.
Founder Mike Jezdimir believes the foundation will have a profound effect on better understanding of TM and potential therapies for the disease.
SimWars is part of a week-long Research and Innovation in Medical Education workshop held on the UAB campus in August 2012.
Researchers are examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults, as well as any effects those two factors have on the quality of life for seniors.
The new method is an improved form of optical coherence tomography, termed micro-OCT, which has been shown to provide valuable images of four different, difficult-to-measure parameters of airway health.
A study suggests, for the first time, one reason why two promising trials designed to investigate therapies for acute respiratory distress syndrome were halted for futility.
The approach will examine an interactive “direct-to-participant” method using new technology, including an iPad app, in a study supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Centor will assume the position of chair at the conclusion of the annual business meeting at Internal Medicine 2014 in Orlando, Fla.
The award is presented annually to an academic psychiatrist who has, in a significant traditional or innovative manner, fostered the pursuit of trainee research within his or her university department.
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