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

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.
She works in health care at UAB and has a premature daughter born with cerebral palsy. Crystal Odom steps up as the newest member of a state advisory group for children with disabilities.
Maria Rodriguez Shirey, Ph.D., will transition into her new role as the dean of the UAB School of Nursing effective June 1.
UAB women’s health experts found that prophylactic anticoagulation guidelines did not reduce risk of venous thromboembolisms but did increase the risk for bleeding complications in the general obstetric population.
Years after spending 87 days in a neonatal intensive care unit, Tara Wood and her twin daughters are now UAB alumni who are using their life experiences to help others.
The UAB School of Nursing is relaunching its nurse-midwifery pathway to grow a workforce of nurse-midwives who can improve access to care for underserved women and their infants in Alabama.
After surviving a pediatric brain tumor, Julia York was inspired to pursue a career in nursing. On the 10th anniversary of her diagnosis, she will graduate from the UAB School of Nursing and begin her first job at Children’s of Alabama on the hematology-oncology unit.
Based on information out of UAB and the ADPH, the CDC issued a health alert encouraging providers presented with pediatric patients with hepatitis of an unknown origin to screen for the adenovirus-41 strain.
Pariya Wheeler, Ph.D., will study the neurocognitive functions of older adults who had COVID-19. The grant is one of UAB’s first grants examining the cognitive effects of the virus.
New technologies are filling in gaps in the human genome and opening major areas for discovery. UAB researchers explain the pros and cons and how they are using long reads at UAB.
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