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.

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.
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. 
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