Holly Gainer

Holly Gainer

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Public Relations Specialist

hgainer@uab.edu • (205) 410-8046

Covers stories and media requests with the School of Nursing; School of Public Health; gerontology, geriatrics and palliative care; genetics; nephrology; gastroenterology and hepatology; Liver Center; digestive health; physical medicine and rehabilitation; radiology; primary care; family and community medicine; general internal medicine; telemedicine.

The grant will train nurse practitioners on how to prevent, identify and treat opioid addictions. 
Researchers have hired local community health care workers to collect samples from children for testing — and will provide treatment — if it is found that children living in several Alabama Black Belt counties are infected with hookworm, and related intestinal infections.
A man who was dying from lung cancer and unable to leave the hospital was baptized in the pool at Spain Rehabilitation Center.
UAB Police will collect school supplies, food and toiletries to benefit students during the annual Pack the Cruiser drive, which benefits Blazer Kitchen.
Cooper spent 40 years at UAB, where he made countless discoveries in immunology.
The procedure takes 30-45 minutes, and the patient is able to go home a few hours after it is over.
The gala is sponsored by the Research Civitan Club.
The grant will add three telehealth-equipped patient rooms at two hospitals and cover training costs for maternal-fetal ultrasound technologists.
UAB Medicine joins more than 100 health systems acknowledged as working to make high-quality care for older adults even more tailored to patients’ goals and preferences.
Researchers will study 400 middle-aged, overweight adults who are UAB primary care patients.
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