David Kimberlin, M.D., vice chair of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which establishes which vaccines should be given, when and to whom.
Published in Faculty Excellence
UAB surgeons performed 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide.
Published in Service to Community
The fair will feature performances by local musicians, the work of local artists, performances of slam poetry and booths by departments within the School of Medicine.
Published in Service to Community
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
The UAB study, an updated meta-analysis of the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, provides further support to the current American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines and challenges the recently published DANISH trial.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Pediatric patients admitted to intensive care units face increased risk of death from sudden kidney problems.
A UAB study shows that evaluation from a vision specialist should be included in return-to-learn concussion protocols.
Donald Buchsbaum is the sixth UAB faculty member enrolled in the National Academy of Inventors.
Published in Faculty Excellence
A meeting for advice on a business matter turned into “a moment of divine intervention,” leading one Birmingham man to become a living donor.
Published in Service to Community
Divyank Saini is one of 17 employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living- and deceased-donor transplants are possible. Now he is a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.
Published in Service to Community
Contrary to advertisements, bumper pads and stuffed animals are not part of a safe sleep environment for infants.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A panel discussion with the artist on social issues surrounding Beverly Fishman’s exhibition, as well as the broader intersection of visual arts, pharmaceuticals and health care, is planned for 5 p.m. prior to the exhibition’s free opening reception Jan. 20.
Published in Experiencing the Arts

This rapidly fatal brain cancer has seen only two improvements in therapy in 30 years, and research findings are pointing toward a unique new human clinical trial in 2017. 

UAB newborns are all on Santa’s nice list. 

Published in Focus on Patient Care
Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is among the first HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
Published in Service to Community
The Donate Life Parade Float honors donors, recipients and others who have been touched by organ, eye and tissue donation.
Published in Service to Community
Funding from a National Eye Institute award to the UAB School of Optometry will advance eye care research.
Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
An estimated 625 students will participate in the commencement ceremony, and 745 students will graduate. The university’s highest degrees will be conferred on 79 students from 18 states and seven countries in the doctoral hooding ceremony.
Published in Student Experience
UAB has named breast cancer surgeon Helen Krontiras as the director of the Division of Surgical Oncology.
Published in Faculty Excellence
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