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

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.
As the new president of the Association of Cameroonian Nurse Anesthetists in America, Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., will spread Western medical knowledge to help bridge the gap in health care provider practices in Cameroon.

Gregory Friedman, M.D., has received a special grant to test various therapy combinations with a form of the herpes virus to improve anti-tumor immune response in children battling brain cancer.

A new R01 study aims to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among African American and Black young adults in the Southern United States.

Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., CRNA, is being honored for his research on pain disparities and the roles of CRNAs in pain management.

As COVID-19 vaccines become available to younger age groups, here are tips for parents to help their children understand the importance of vaccines.
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