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

Heart failure is a leading cause of death in the United States. Highly effective medications are now available, and the disease is manageable if patients seek care and take their prescribed medications regularly.
A study conducted by UAB investigators found that the newly recommended scores are very effective in diagnosing a type of heart failure that is challenging to detect, and can also help predict patients’ long-term outcomes.
Anorectal melanoma is often misdiagnosed and most often as hemorrhoids, adenocarcinoma polyps and rectal cancer.
This digital solution will help doctors offer patients timely genetic testing for hereditary cancer, greater clinical support and counseling, coupled with shorter wait times and more counselors to expand into other clinical areas when needed.
Masking can prevent more than COVID-19 from spreading this spring: Allergic rhinitis symptoms have shown to be significantly reduced with facemask usage during the pandemic.
Children who can read on grade level by the end of third grade are 13 times more likely to graduate from high school than those who cannot. 
Many patients have been struggling to pay for their treatment, and the financial consequences can affect a person’s emotional well-being. This collaborative effort will recruit researchers nationwide to help solve these issues.
In a study of more than 6,000 American adults, UAB investigators found that those with a coronary artery calcium score greater than zero have a higher risk of cardiac events. CAC may help guide blood pressure control and comprehensive cardiovascular care.
UAB researchers examined the lack of representation of women and racial/ethnic minorities in higher levels of academic medicine and created several initiatives to ensure that, moving forward, UAB is part of the solution.
George Yang, M.D., Ph.D., was nominated by his peers for his sense of integrity, dedication and leadership to the promotion of Asians in the academic surgery setting.
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