Adam Pope

Adam Pope

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Public Relations Specialist

arpope@uab.edu • (205) 934-6986

Covers stories and media requests within the School of Health Professions; UAB Callahan Eye Hospital; anesthesiology; cardiothoracic surgery; cardiovascular disease; gastrointestinal surgery; general surgery; Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center; ophthalmology; otolaryngology; pathology; preventive medicine; pulmonary, allergy and critical care medicine; surgical oncology; transplantation; vascular surgery and endovascular therapy

As part of glaucoma care, patients need intraocular pressure — the pressure inside of the eye — tested in order to prevent glaucoma from worsening. Testing lasts roughly 10 minutes.
This award recognizes Robert Oster’s numerous statistical contributions to UAB faculty, staff and students.

Amy Beard is a board-certified nurse executive with more than 24 years of extensive operational and clinical leadership experience. 

UAB Medicine has always followed strict guidelines for cleaning its hospitals and clinics, and is doing even more during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The American Board of Ophthalmology is responsible for setting high standards and developing rigorous assessments for the certification of eye physicians and surgeons in the United States.
Antibody tests are not used to diagnose a current COVID-19 infection. They look for evidence in a patient’s bloodstream that the person has been exposed to COVID-19 in the past.
A study conducted by UAB investigators has outlined the importance of strict blood pressure control in the development of atrial fibrillation, which can lead to poor outcomes such as stroke, heart attacks and death.
Experts from UAB’s School of Optometry and UAB Callahan Eye Hospital and Clinics provide guidance for keeping your eyes safe during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ashita Tolwani, a nephrologist at UAB, explains how COVID-19 is impacting patients and putting a strain on the availability of dialysis supplies.
In a span of 30 days, UAB has completed 8,000 tests, including for patients, community and staff.
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