A UAB study will test whether training to modify care-resistant behavior can improve quality of life for family caregivers of dementia patients.
The new Kirklin Institute for Research in Surgical Outcomes positions UAB as a world leader in improving patient outcomes.
Lynda Welker has experienced many hardships, but the Kirklin family has helped her live a full life.
Palliative care helps patients get the most out of life, whether they’re newly diagnosed, a survivor, or nearing the end of their journey. UAB’s palliative care pioneers provide a fresh look at the fast-growing specialty and its emphasis on listening, choices, patient goals, and quality of life.
James Kirklin, M.D., elected to position on the American Heart Association’s Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors.
The program offers adults 18 and older considered most at risk for type 2 diabetes an evidence-based program that can help prevent or delay the disease through lifestyle changes.