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.

Our Hope International was started by occupational therapist Jenny Agricola. The nonprofit helps support Home of Hope, an orphanage for children with disabilities in Uganda.
Greg Pavela, Ph.D., will lead the UAB team to study why some people are more susceptible to the health consequences of obesity than others.
A team of UAB palliative care experts will provide a culturally based palliative care program provided through telehealth in three rural hospitals in the Southeast, and compare that to patients receiving regular care, to see if it helps reduce suffering for patients, increases patient and family quality of life, and reduces the burden of care for caregivers.
A group of women who range from ages 30-80 formed a support group with one another in their breast cancer fight in an effort to live life to the fullest.
Pavela will serve as the chair-elect and then chair of the Ethics Section for the American Public Health Association.
As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November, UAB geriatricians share information about how to care for a loved one with dementia while helping them maintain their independence and dignity.
Rodney Tucker, M.D., will provide primary care to patients once a week at the Magic City Wellness Center.
The online Master of Public Health program at UAB was included as one of the best in the nation in a list by OnlineMasters.com.
The Community Health Innovation Awards have touched thousands of men, women and children through projects proposed and led by community members across the Birmingham metro area.
Students and staff from UAB will compete against athletes from the Lakeshore Foundation in the seventh annual Wheelchair Flag Football game.
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