Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases.
Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., was selected to receive the 2016 Harriet Dustan Award from the American Heart Association, which recognizes female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension.
The UA System Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new professorship and the appointment to fill it during its meeting June 17. Ashita Tolwani, M.D., was appointed the inaugural holder of the newly created DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Professorship in Nephrology.
.Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long.
David Resuehr, Ph.D. and Ashita Tolwani, M.D., were two of 11 faculty members recognized across UAB as winners of the 2016 President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching.
Eleven outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2016 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
A gift from Dialysis Clinic, Inc., in honor of a longtime professor of nephrology will be used to fund the DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Nephrology in the UAB School of Medicine.
This mass spectrometry method can locate where molecular changes occur in a thin slice of tissue, and it has broad applicability to biomedical research.
This protective effect on cardiotoxicity could benefit cancer chemotherapy recipients and heart failure patients.
Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.