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

The Jefferson County Medical Society has endowed a School of Medicine scholarship.

Michael Warren is president and CEO of Children's of Alabama.

The professorship will be named for William J. Koopman, M.D.

More 150 girls from 40 schools in Jefferson and Shelby counties will come to UAB April 20, 2013 to learn about STEM fields.

Granger is an associate professor in the Respiratory Therapy program in the School of Health Professions.

Pijuan-Thompson is the director and associate professor of the cytology program in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

UAB cancer patient Charles Turk fights a hard battle with a brain tumor, with the help of a loving family and a rare deer.

Callahan Eye Hospital introduces new laser technology to remove cataracts with unprecedented precision and control; expands availability of laser cataract surgery in Birmingham.

Margaret Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D., is a specialist in the history of science and medicine.

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