Bob Shepard

Bob Shepard

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Media Specialist, UAB News
(205) 934-8934 
bshep@uab.edu

A 16-year veteran of UAB, Shepard previously had a career in television news, serving as a photographer, field producer and documentary producer at stations in Lexington, Ky.; Norfolk, Va.; and Birmingham. He spends a fair amount of free time canoeing the rivers of the southern Appalachians and believes that his beloved Chicago Cubs will win the World Series this year. Finally.

Beats include: Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital; Center for Aging; Center for Palliative Care; Comprehensive Neuroscience Center; Emergency Medicine; Gene Therapy Center; Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care; Gregory F. James Cystic Fibrosis Center; Heflin Genetics Center; Nutrition Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Medicine; Trauma, Burn and Surgical Critical Care
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
The American College of Emergency Physicians has named UAB’s Dave Pigott as Spokesperson of the Year for his communications efforts during the Ebola outbreak.
The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.
UAB gets $11 million grant for potential groundbreaking study of beta blockers for patients with COPD.
The conference will feature lectures and panel discussions on innovation education in topics such as informatics, executive education, health care delivery, insurance, technology, global health and nursing management.
UAB physician chosen to lead state chapter of the American College of Physicians.
UAB is implanting one-way valves in patients with severe emphysema in an effort to reduce their overall lung volume, which improves lung function.
For the second year in a row, UAB Medicine has been named among the best places to work in health care by Becker’s Hospital Review.
A new comprehensive textbook on neurological diseases and conditions from the desk of a UAB neuroscientist will be available this spring.
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