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 offer tips on staying safe while horseback riding.
This is the first medical advancement allowing the body to repair its own ACL.
Periodontal disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults and may be a risk factor in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
The new treatment involves using a spinal cord stimulator that sends electrical impulses into the spinal cord. The device responds to the spinal cord in real time and can adjust the electrical output 50-100 times per second based on what is happening in the spinal cord.
The new technology will allow for non-invasive assessments for dry eye disease and inform the development of new treatments.
The newly introduced kidney function equation has value in predicting heart failure comparable to the old equation but may reduce racial disparities by improving access to heart failure therapy among Black heart failure patients.
Patients can receive 50 percent off frames by participating brands.
Earlier research suggests that the use of low-dose atropine drops plays a role in slowing the progression of myopia in children. However, new research co-led by experts in the UAB School of Optometry shows that may not be the case.
Swetha Ravichandran is focused on exploring novel ocular biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of preclinical neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.

Earlier this spring, UAB providers, assisted by staff volunteers, performed various exams for the student-athletes, including an eye exam by UAB Eye Care, musculoskeletal exam, evaluation of cardiac and pulmonary function, and reading of standard vitals.
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