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

The largest such survey ever conducted, led by Stefan Kertesz, M.D., shows that weather, rents and personal factors contribute to unsheltered homelessness.
Nationally renowned expert in COPD Mark Dransfield, M.D., has been the medical director of the UAB Lung Health Center since 2009.
People respond to weight loss strategies in different ways, but typical studies test only one intervention at a time. UAB’s Drew Sayer is testing multiple strategies in a single study.
Jorge de la Torre, M.D., professor and director of the UAB Division of Plastic Surgery, will serve a one-year term as president of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

W. Timothy Garvey, M.D., was chosen to receive the Master of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology award. Garvey founded the UAB Diabetes Research Center in 2008.

An award from the Health Resources and Services Administration will increase underrepresented minorities in medicine and support student work in areas of mental health, opioid addiction and primary care in rural areas.
The 14th annual Fiesta Ball, now happening for an entire week July 17-24, will have an online auction and participation from five local Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants.

New findings include a significant increase in risk of death among patients who had recently had chemotherapy.

Did you know that you can have cataracts as young as 40 years of age but not actually experience vision problems until much later?

In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, O’Neal Cancer Center patient Charlotte Patterson reflects on her own cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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