Continence Clinic and Urogynecology Care Clinic

Recertified by the National Association For Continence
The National Association For Continence (NAFC) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and related pelvic floor disorders. NAFC's purpose is to be the leading source for public education and advocacy about the causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatments, and management alternatives for incontinence. NAFC's National Centers of Excellence: Continence Care program was established to offer consumers seeking solutions to their bladder or bowel control problems and related pelvic floor dysfunction a reliable, trustworthy means of finding an expert. Centers of Excellence (COE) designation is based on evidence of training, clinical experience, resources, and patient satisfaction statistics that meet established standards. In 2010, UAB was the very first center to be designated as a Center of Excellence. The COE is a joint endeavor of the Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care's Continence Clinic and the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery's Clinic. In 2014, the UAB Center of Excellence: Continence Care received full certification for 5 more years.

Employee of the Month

Becky Wallace has been selected as the Department of Medicine Employee of BeckyWallacethe Month for March 2015!     Becky is an Administrative Associate in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine.  She was notified by Jason Daniel, DOM Executive Administrator and Megann Cain, Senior Director of Development and Strategic Planning/DOM Chief of Staff. Read more...

Research Spotlight

Kirk Habegger, PhDKirk Habegger, PhD

Dr. Kirk M. Habegger is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006. He conducted his postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Drs. Matthias Tschoep and Randy Seeley at the Metabolic Diseases Institute of the University of Cincinnati from 2009 to 2013. He was promoted to the faculty at UC in the Department of Medicine, before leaving to start his group at UAB.

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