Bob Shepard

Bob Shepard

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Public Relations Manager, Health and Medicine

bshep@uab.edu • (205) 934-8934

Leads external communications in healthcare, biomedical research and for UAB's six professional schools; Dentistry, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry and Public Health. Shepard and his team proactively tell the story of UAB health and medicine, including patient stories, innovative research and new therapies, through original content and extensive collaborations with local, national and international media. The team works reactively to ensure appropriate experts are connected with media within their deadline.

Specific beats include: Civitan International Research Center; Center for Clinical and Translational Science; Department of Emergency Medicine; Health System Administration; School of Medicine; Administration; Student News; Education; Department of Neurology; Department of Neurosurgery; Department of Orthopedic Surgery; Reynolds Historical Library; Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences; Lister Hill Library; Acute Care Surgery, Department of Radiation Oncology, Precision Medicine; Informatics Institute 

The alliance will focus on boosting participation in clinical research within historically underrepresented patient groups. 

Kumar and Locke will be positioned to help guide the national discussion on transplantation policies.

The location offers adult and pediatric optometry and ophthalmology services, and delivers the same vision care that Callahan Eye Hospital has provided on the UAB campus for the past 50 years.
For the fourth time, UAB Medicine is recognized for excellence in equity and diversity by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Hispanic members of the community are invited to Salud hoy para Mañana Health, a health fair hosted by Cooper Green Mercy Health Services.

The first new medication for Alzheimer’s disease in almost 20 years seems to reduce the amount of amyloid peptide in the brain, which may slow the progression of the disease.

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the urgent need for enhanced study and discovery in the field of immunology.
Clinical experience during COVID-19 showed that a combination of sports medicine and pediatric cardiology would be helpful for young athletes.
The nine sessions of the lunch-and-learn will cover a host of issues from loss of smell to brain fog.
The new gaming system uses commercially available technology which helps to reduce costs.
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