Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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From the Wall Street Journal
David Pigott, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, said he suspects that “if we see any significant number of new cases,” such patients will likely be transferred to special centers designated to treat Ebola cases. Four institutions, including Emory University in Atlanta, Nebraska Medical Center, St. Patrick’s Hospital in Missoula, Mont., and an National Institutes of Health facility, have special biocontainment units.

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have taken an in-depth look at patterns in pediatric sports-related injuries in a new study published in the Journal of Athletic Training.
In the wake of news that a Dallas nurse is infected with Ebola, Alabama  Gov. Robert Bentley toured UAB Hospital today to continue the message he started last week: that Alabama hospitals are prepared to handle the Ebola virus.
Over the next few weeks, venues large and small will present electronica artists, jam bands, country performers, heavy-metal groups, hip-hop acts, folk singers and more.
The day's discussion focused on balancing the benefit of oral anticoagulation compared with its bleeding risk and the stroke risks that may be elevated in the Watchman device group.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) has received nearly $14 million in research funding from the race since 2003, according to the organization's web site.
Physician scientists at 22 consortia, including investigators at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will collaborate with representatives of 98 patient advocacy groups to advance clinical research and investigate new treatments for patients with rare diseases.
BBVA Compass and Christie's joined together to bring four pieces of 19th century European art to the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts this week.
"I hope business leaders admire us for our contributions to the community by providing high quality patient care, taking care of those in need, supporting Cooper Green, and being involved in our community by supporting programs like the Health Academy," said Will Ferniany.
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jimmie Johnson added a special touch to this year's homecoming Gurney Derby at UAB.
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