Hannah Echols

Hannah Echols

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Public Relations Specialist

echolsh@uab.edu • (205) 704-2939

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

The World Refugee Day Simulation offers an immersive experience and concrete steps to take action. UAB graduate student Agok Ayuen, who grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya and is now training in the School of Public Health, is helping to organize the event.
In honor of Pride Month, Sarah MacCarthy, Sc.D., the first Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professor, reflects on the ongoing need for health equity for LGBTQ communities, why addressing LGBTQ health is good for everyone and her goals for the future.
He watched his parents turn into caregivers after his grandparents were diagnosed with dementia. Now Frank Puga, Ph.D., will study the impact on mental health of adults living with dementia and as well as the mental health of their caregivers.
As the summer temperatures increase, so does the risk of heat-related illness and death. A UAB pediatrician shares best practices for parents to prevent child hot car deaths.
Vacuuming, mopping, walking a pet or playing catch may be enough activity to avoid a stroke, according to a national study published in JAMA Network Online.
As part of a study funded by Pfizer, Inc., UAB will partner with Whitfield Hospital in Demopolis and John Paul Jones Hospital in Camden to evaluate how thermography cameras can improve telemedicine visits for arthritis patients in rural Alabama.
New findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association show an eGFR equation that excludes race as a coefficient and includes creatine and cystatin C measurements could demonstrate racial differences in the risk of kidney failure requiring dialysis.
Alabama schools, summer programs and camps can request rapid COVID-19 tests from the CDC through the UAB School of Public Health’s K-12 COVID-19 testing program.
Kesha L. Thurston, DNP, and LaDana Williams-Davis, DNP, are alumnae of the UAB School of Nursing and have worked in the UAB Health System as CRNAs for more than 10 years. Their new scholarship will support students underrepresented in the nurse anesthesia field.
Learn about important terms, concepts and ways the rapidly changing landscape impacts LGBTQ health as well as research and practice, specifically in the Southeast, in a free webinar hosted by the Region IV Public Health Training Center and the UAB School of Public Health on May 10 at 11 a.m.
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