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 public debate, “High vs. Low Carbohydrate Diets for Cancer Control and Overall Health,” will take place  from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 27 at the UAB Alumni House.
Kenneth Saag, M.D., co-authored a review of five tests and treatments used in rheumatology that should be questioned and discussed between doctors and patients.
UAB scientists published 92 papers in the field of rehabilitation science from 2005 to 2009.
The therapy, approved for use in parts of Europe and Israel, is undergoing investigation in the United States as a potential method of reducing lung volume in patients with severe emphysema.
Finley, a professor emeritus at UAB, was co-director of the Laboratory of Medical Genetics for 30 years.
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.
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