Adam Pope

Adam Pope

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Public Relations Specialist

arpope@uab.edu • (205) 934-6986

Specific beats include: School of Health Professions ; Division of Transplantation; Xenotransplantation; General Surgery; Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery; Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences; UAB Callahan Eye Hospital ; Department of Otolaryngology; Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine; Division of Preventive Medicine ; Minority Health Research Center; Division of Infectious Diseases; Division of Hematology and Oncology; Department of Urology

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is among three groups selected nationwide for the Co-Creating Solutions to Address Racism and Disparities in Oncology initiative coordinated by the Center for Health Care Strategies.
In a study conducted among more than 1.3 million American adults, UAB investigators found that Alabama and Southern states have the worst cardiovascular health, citing higher death totals due to cardiovascular causes.
CABG is a commonly performed, lifesaving surgery for patients with heart attacks and severe disease of the heart’s blood vessels. Avoiding a surgery like CABG due to fears of COVID-19 has “drastic implications.”
Researchers from the University of Alabama of Birmingham have published results of a survey gauging Alabama physicians’ support of medical cannabis for qualified patients.
This is the first study on older drivers — most of whom had vision impairment — that ties actual at-fault crashes and near-crashes, identified through in-vehicle sensors and confirmed by video, to the visual characteristics of drivers.
New research from UAB demonstrates that the timing of branch chain amino acid consumption has significant implications for cardiac health and disease.
Could a low-sugar diet overcome insulin issues and a lifetime of weight struggles? That’s the question being studied by Barbara Gower, Ph.D., in a five-year, $1.9 million study.
In October 2020, amid a global pandemic, the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute launched the Southeast’s first uterus transplant program — only the fourth of its kind in the United States.
Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, is director of the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute and Division of Transplantation. In all, Locke’s three R01 grants have totaled more than $10.5 million.
Studies by the team led by Stefan G. Kertesz, M.D., have shown that homeless patients often feel unwelcome or rejected when seeking health care.
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