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

UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including patient experience, bariatric surgery, obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, stroke care, cancer care, breast care and women’s services.

UAB received statewide nursing awards, including two Nurse Legion of Honor medals, Outstanding Healthcare Organization and State Outstanding Nurse Educator.

UAB neonatologist aims to support literacy from birth through his new Baby Bookworms book and reading program study. 

A new study focuses on hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia — a high level of lipids that can lead to heart attack, stroke or other heart issues — and social determinants associated with HIV.
Pregnant women will receive a 4D ultrasound, clinical evaluation and personalized physical activity plan through the new Exercise in Pregnancy Clinic.

The UAB School of Public Health’s new Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professorship aims to champion research and education and address health disparities among the LGBTQ community in Alabama and the Deep South. 

Meet Debbie Morrow, the founder of the group Loving the Preemies, a group that crochets holiday-themed outfits each year for babies in UAB’s RNICU.
Penni Watts will advance clinical simulation by supporting other simulationists as an SSH fellow.

NIH selects UAB and UA as research sites for a longitudinal study on child development since pregnancy. 

Guinness World Records officially named Curtis Means, born at 21 weeks and one day at UAB Hospital, the most premature infant to survive.
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