Anna Jones

Anna Jones

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Public Relations Specialist

ajones7@uab.edu • (205) 975-0815

Specific beats include: School of Dentistry; School of Optometry; Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care; Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine; Department of Dermatology; Department of Family and Community Medicine; Department of Pathology;  Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Department of Radiology; Telemedicine; Department of Surgery (Cardiothoracic, Orthopedic Surgery, Trauma, Acute Care, Vascular surgery & Endovascular therapy); Cardiology; Division of Preventive Medicine

UAB experts says that individuals can prevent or decrease symptoms of sleep apnea by making small lifestyle changes.
This research analyzes the oral health of geriatric and pediatric patients in Southeast Alaska.
Participants between the ages of 18 and 60 who received peer coaching showed significant reduction in systolic blood pressure.
The program is designed specifically to treat women and address the distinct concerns and unique risk factors that women may experience.
A large nationwide study found that Black individuals carrying a genetic mutation in the TTN gene were at an increased risk of adverse clinical outcomes.
Pulsed-field ablation disrupts the cellular membranes of vein tissue, irreversibly preventing those membranes from conducting electricity. This protects the heart from the rapid impulses which can cause atrial fibrillation.
UAB researchers leverage data from the SPRINT trial to show that intensive control of blood pressure reduces troponin I levels and this decrease in troponin I levels is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease.
Alarmingly inadequate supply of blood, economic disparity and logistics among many factors playing a role in fueling shortage.

Although living with his congenital heart defect has come with its challenges, Bill Wingate hopes he can encourage others with similar conditions. 

The project is supported by a $3.4 million appropriation from the state of Alabama to develop this first-of-its-kind model to address the shortage of dental health providers in rural Alabama. The clinic will help prepare the next generation of dentists committed to practicing in rural Alabama.
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