UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear. 
John D. Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and Jasvinder A. Singh, M.D., MPH, are honored by the American College of Rheumatology for their contributions to the field of rheumatology.
James H. Willig, M.D., MSPH, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named the assistant dean for Clinical Education, a new position that will strengthen collaborative and coordinated clinical training for medical students.
Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women. 
Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases. 
Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. 
Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., was selected to receive the 2016 Harriet Dustan Award from the American Heart Association, which recognizes female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension. 
The award, from the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension Selection Committee, honors excellence in research and discoveries in the field of hypertension and the nominee’s impact on their fields throughout their career. 
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, received the award for extraordinary service to the community in support of the Society’s mission to save lives and end the pain and suffering of cancer.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
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