Be sure to bring the following to your research project appointment:
  • list of all current prescribed and over-the-counter medications;
  • contact information for doctors that routinely provide your care;
  • contact information for medical specialists you see on a regular basis; and
  • the name, telephone numbers and address of two or three friends or family members who would know how to contact you in the event you move or change phone number.

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Directions to the Lung Health Center

Directions & Transportation
The Lung Health Center is located on the UAB campus at 526 20th Street South. It is easily accessible from Birmingham's major highways. Parking is available in the Maternity Center parking deck. The entrance to this deck is located between 19th and 20th Streets on 6th Avenue South.

From I-65 north:

Exit onto 8th Avenue South (Exit 259), which is also called University Boulevard. Continue straight for seven blocks then turn left on 19th Street. Go two blocks then turn right on 6th Avenue South. The Maternity Center parking deck entrance will be on your left (about halfway down the street) before you reach 20th Street. Please take your parking ticket inside with you for validation.

From I-65 south:

Exit onto 4th Avenue South (Exit 259B). Proceed straight for eight blocks and then turn right on 20th Street. Go two blocks, turning right on 6th Avenue South. The Maternity Center parking deck entrance will be on your right (about halfway down the street) before you reach 19th Street. Please take your parking ticket inside with you for validation.

From I-20/59 south:
Exit onto I-65 south. Exit I-65 onto 4th Avenue South (Exit 259B). Proceed straight for eight blocks and then turn right on 20th Street. Go two blocks, turning right on 6th Avenue South. The Maternity Center parking deck entrance will be on your right (about halfway down the street, before you reach 19th Street. Please take your parking ticket inside with you for validation.

From Highway 280 west:
Exit right onto University Boulevard, which is also called 8th Avenue South. Proceed straight for five blocks and then turn right on 20th Street South. Turn left on 6th Avenue South. The Maternity Center parking deck entrance will be on your right (about halfway down the street) before you reach 19th Street. Please take your parking ticket inside with you for validation.

From Highway 280 east:
Exit right onto University Boulevard, which is also called 8th Avenue South. Proceed straight for six blocks and then turn right on 20th Street South. Turn left on 6th Avenue South. The Maternity Center parking deck entrance will be on your right, before you reach 19th Street. Please take your parking ticket inside with you for validation.

Committed to exceptional care, scientific discovery, and outstanding training in pulmonary and critical care medicine.

We provide treatment options for respiratory, pulmonary, vascular, and allergic disorders. Our NIH-funded projects are continually growing and many of our faculty members serve in national pulmonary medicine leadership positions. We also participate in networks like the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Therapeutics Development Network and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Care Network. We are proud of our collaborative environment, and we are eager to share our knowledge with you.

Research

Our programs, supported with over $15 million in funding, are nationally ranked. Through partnerships with the Southern Research Institute, the Center for Clinical Translational Science, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, and the Airways Clinical Research Centers Network, we have made multiple breakthroughs.

Education

UAB provides comprehensive training programs for all aspects of pulmonary and critical care medicine. Our Fellowship  program provides tracks for physician-scientists and clinician-educators. Our NIH-funded T-32 Training Program fosters careers in academic medicine.

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The experienced pulmonary, allergy, and critical care experts at UAB offer patients the most advanced care possible, utilizing personalized medicine approaches.

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