Hannah Echols

Hannah Echols

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Public Relations Specialist

echolsh@uab.edu • (205) 704-2939

Specific beats include: Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Division of Nephrology; Department of Genetics; Department of Pediatrics; School of Nursing; School of Public Health; Women's Health

The Delta variant poses a new threat to pregnant women. UAB women’s health and infectious disease experts discuss the effects of COVID-19 and the vaccines on pregnancy.   

UAB public health expert: Masking in Alabama during the Labor Day weekend could prevent at least 3,500 and as many as 6,000 COVID-19 cases in Alabama the following week and help end the surge.

The fourth in a series of panel discussions will provide up-to-date information on COVID-19 from UAB experts.

UAB will partner with the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama State Department of Education and local school districts to conduct individualized COVID-19 testing plans. The testing is free, voluntary and safe.

Christina J. Glenn is the first Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in biostatistics graduate from UAB’s School of Public Health.

Ramona Bonner is earning her fifth degree 35 years after receiving her first one, all while fighting COVID-19 in rural Alabama.
Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., will examine factors, including epigenetics, that play a role in chronic lower back pain in order to improve the quality of life for patients.
Pediatric infectious diseases expert discusses the Centers for Disease Control’s in-person learning guidelines for the 2021 school year.
The RURAL Heart and Lung Study clinic will bring to rural communities technology that provides access to diagnostic tests that are not routinely done in rural settings. UAB researchers will examine medical, lifestyle and behavioral factors that contribute to higher health concerns in residents of Dallas and Wilcox counties.
Michele Talley, Ph.D., will address ways to improve mental health access and increase the behavioral health workforce in grant-funded study.
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