Tyler Greer

Tyler Greer

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Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.
After years of pain and excessive and prolonged menstrual cycle bleeding, Venita Gowdy found relief at UAB after undergoing a fibroid embolization in lieu of hysterectomy.
The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.
Surgeon Mark Deierhoi has performed more than 2,200 kidney transplants in his career and trained hundreds of students who say his patience as a teacher has had a tremendous impact.
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.
Several area choirs, performers, and testimonies by transplant recipients and donor families will highlight this year’s event.
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.
A UAB physician will co-chair a steering committee of global cystic fibrosis experts and clinical trial investigators to support the design, conduct and execution of the triple combination pivotal study program.
Even if you’ve previously rejected vaccinating your children or have neglected to do so, UAB physicians say it’s not too late to protect them against many preventable diseases.
With both Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme disease increasing in recent years, UAB wilderness medicine physician says it’s important to dress properly and to perform tick checks after woodland excursions.
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