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.

Approximately 20 percent of breast cancers found at screenings are in women ages 40-49, which is why breast imagers at UAB recommend women start having annual mammograms at age 40.
The first Southeast Institute for Innovation in Palliative and Supportive Care Summit will be held Nov. 1-2.
The $32 million, 72,000-square-foot building has the latest technology-enhanced teaching and research spaces to prepare future nurses, advanced practice nurses, faculty and researchers.
Two brothers who are 10 years apart graduated on the same day from the School of Nursing.
UAB’s O’Brien Center is the only center in the country that focuses its research on finding a cure and other treatment options for acute kidney injury.
Bertha Hidalgo, Ph.D., will help the organization continue to educate and advocate for epidemiologists in their efforts to promote good science and public health.
UAB will work with the state and local health departments across Alabama and seven other states to make sure employees are receiving proper training.
The new Family and Community Medicine Clinic will open July 31.
UAB was part of a groundbreaking trial that is believed to be the first time it has been proved that the risk of mild cognitive impairment and dementia can be reduced through high blood-pressure treatment.
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