Bob Shepard

Bob Shepard

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Public Relations Manager, Health and Medicine

bshep@uab.edu • (205) 934-8934

Leads external communications for units within health and medicine. Shepard and his team proactively tell the story of UAB health and medicine, including patient stories, innovative research and new therapies, through original content and extensive collaborations with local, national and international media. The team works reactively to ensure appropriate experts are connected with media within their deadline.

Specific beats include: Civitan International Research Center; CCTS; emergency medicine; Health System Administration; School of Medicine (administration, student news, education); neurology; neurosurgery; orthopedic surgery; Reynolds Historical Library; Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences; Lister Hill Library; Acute Care Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Precision Medicine, Informatics

UAB researcher to develop medical decision making guide for minority patients with lupus.

A UAB study discovers a pathway used by malignant tumor cells to invade healthy parts of the brain, giving researchers a fresh target for drug discovery.

Burns joined the UAB faculty in 1980 and was also a Senior Scientist in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Theiss joined the UAB faculty in 1995 and was named director of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2013.

A UAB review suggests that one of the most important tools for healthy aging is good mobility, and calls on primary care physicians to work more closely with aging patients

UAB will also enhance patient access to clinical trials and train the next generation of clinicians and scientists through clinical and basic/translational fellowships.

Equal Access Birmingham seeks to provide healthcare access to those in need within the Birmingham community

This year’s theme is “The Health Insurance Marketplace and Beyond.”

UAB kicks off a nine-day blood drive at two locations on campus.

UAB experts weigh in on overuse of personal technology – provide advice for safe, healthy use.
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