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.

Patricia Speck, DNSc, a forensic nurse practitioner, explains the different types of elder abuse and how to tell if a loved one is being abused.
The fund, established by Ashita Tolwani, will support investigators and researchers as they create products and solutions to help kidney-related therapies.
Shirey is internationally recognized for her research in nursing leadership and management.
UAB will study the key factors that contribute to burnout among physicians and how to improve the well-being and clinical skills of internal medicine residents.
Spaying and neutering dogs can increase health and lifespan.
UAB received a $16.8 million, seven-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to understand and reduce the impact of chronic health conditions — including heart, lung, blood and sleep (HLBS) disorders — that affect people living with HIV.
The RURAL Study will allow researchers to learn what causes the high burden of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana and Mississippi. 
Vinay Narasimha Krishna, M.D., received one of 15 KidneyX Redesign Dialysis prizes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Society of Nephrology.
Anna’s Fund, which was established by Rodney Tucker, M.D., and Billy Connelley, provides financial assistance to Hand in Paw volunteer teams to help defray costs associated with training and supplies to become a pet therapy team.
Nearly half of all patients who have multiple myeloma also have kidney injury, and approximately 8 percent of patients require renal replacement therapy.
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