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.

The School of Nursing’s Master and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs are ranked eighth in the nation, with two graduate specialties ranked among the top 10 and two among the top 15 in the country.
The number of hours of sleep people receive each night may affect their risk of stroke differently based on race, according to a new study.
Eating a southern-style diet, which is high in fried and processed foods, is the leading factor to explain why African-Americans have a higher risk of hypertension than whites.
Douglas Morgan, M.D., is a global expert in the epidemiology and prevention of gastric cancer.
Paul Erwin, M.D., Ph.D., dean of the School of Public Health, was honored with a distinguished service award by the Tennessee Public Health Association.
Children spend several hours in a wheelchair, going through a library and out to lunch, to understand and be aware of the challenges disabled people experience every day.
The study’s findings show the benefits of the ketogenic diet in cancer patients, and the authors hope to expand their research to see if it will also impact cancer treatment.
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.
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