UAB nurse Calvin Kennedy climbed some 17,000 feet before torn knee ligaments, avascular necrosis and an intestinal parasite forced the two-time kidney transplant recipient to halt his ascent just 5.5 hours from the summit.
Vineeta Kumar, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Medicine, has received the 2017 Brewer-Heslin Endowed Award for Professionalism in Medicine, given annually to a physician at UAB who demonstrates extraordinary commitment to providing highly skilled and deeply compassionate medical care.
The Division of Acute Care Surgery has named James Hwang, M.D., as an associate professor. 
With her 2-year-old granddaughter’s life in peril, 62-year-old Carol Graydon came to UAB to be tested as a living kidney donor — and was a perfect match.
UAB's Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team was honored following a recent overseas deployment when the team commander received a prestigious award.
A multidisciplinary team will provide patients with advanced technology to diagnose and manage facial nerve disorders.
The interdisciplinary approach aims to accelerate clinical innovation by training STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — students and clinicians to collaborate.
A record year for deceased organ donors included more than doubling the number of lungs donated at UAB.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the UAB School of Medicine, has been named to the prestigious Association of American Physicians.
UAB trauma surgeons support Stop the Bleed, a campaign to provide knowledge and equipment to the public in response to mass casualty events for use before EMS crews can arrive.
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