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.

Researchers will study 400 middle-aged, overweight adults who are UAB primary care patients.
UAB School of Nursing professor will develop educational information that encourages healthy behaviors among African Americans to lessen their risk of developing cognitive aging conditions.
UAB cardiologists will see patients remotely through telehealth in Butler, Bibb, Wilcox and Marengo counties.
Olivia Affuso, Ph.D., was taken to the hospital after being stung more than 50 times by the bees.
Measuring blood pressure at home will ensure doctors are treating people who need to be treated for high blood pressure and are not starting patients on medication who may not have hypertension.
The grant expands the Cahaba-UAB Family Medicine residency program.
Adults who are 65 or older are more susceptible to the heat.
Sigrid Ladores, Ph.D., will interview 190 cystic fibrosis patients, their partners and their providers to determine the level of conservation around fertility preservation.
Martha Dawson, DNP, will serve a two-year term as the president of the National Black Nurses Association.
Ceren Yarar-Fisher, P.T., Ph.D., has received a $2 million R01 grant to study the effects of the ketogenic diet on neurorecovery in individuals with acute spinal cord injury.
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