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 Cardiothoracic Surgery; 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

UAB researchers found that death due to cardiovascular causes in the Southeastern U.S. is 16 percent higher than in the rest of the country, and an estimated 101,953 additional deaths need to be prevented by 2025 to bridge this gap.

As the Delta variant continues to rip through the United States, Alabama’s low vaccination rates combined with the variant’s high transmissibility rates make for a deadly combination that can be stopped, experts say — if we all do the right thing.

The NIH’s Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities extends research grant to promote COVID-19 vaccinations.
Asif represents the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where he also holds a national leadership position.
The UAB Supportive Care Clinic recently moved to its newest location in the Kirklin Clinic, with new telehealth, counseling and therapy rooms, and a collection of local art.
Tiffani Maycock, D.O., has been selected to serve a five-year term on the American Board of Family Medicine Board of Directors.
Experts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham encourage everyone to get vaccinated to prevent the spread of the Delta variant, which is believed to be much more contagious and more harmful than original strains.

Students in third, fourth and fifth grades can attend the Happy Healthy Hard Elementary Summer Camp now through July 9.

Thomas Buford, Ph.D., will serve a four-year term on the NIH’s Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section, Center for Scientific Review.
Elizabeth Brown, Ph.D., has received a $3.1 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study epigenetic contribution to the excess risk of a precursor of multiple myeloma in African Americans.
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