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

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.
Parent and UAB pediatrician Candice Dye, M.D., provides tips that can make the difference in saving a child’s life during hot summer months.
School of Nursing doctoral student Paula Levi will study the impact of high stress levels — caused in the workplace — by monitoring the heart rate variability in ICU nurses.
Using the correct sunscreen — especially during the summer months — is vital to help prevent skin issues now and in the future.
Ten UAB experts, with specialties ranging from public health to infectious diseases, to pediatrics, will serve as investigators for the new Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control.
The genetic counseling field has become an important component of medicine in the past decade. Alabama law now mandates all genetic counselors practicing in the state be licensed by fall of 2021.
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