Savannah Koplon

Savannah Koplon

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Public Relations Manager, Health and Medicine • (205) 641-1211

Leads external communications in healthcare, biomedical research and for UAB's six professional schools; Dentistry, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry and Public Health. Koplon and her team proactively tell the story of UAB health and medicine, including patient stories, innovative research and new therapies, through original content and extensive collaborations with local, national and international media. The team works reactively to ensure appropriate experts are connected with media within their deadline.

Specific beats include: Health System Administration; Heersink School of Medicine (Administration, Student News, Education); Issues Management; Medical Facilities; Medical Partnerships; Precision Medicine; Infectious Diseases; Emergency Medicine; Civitan International Research Center; CCTS;  Department of Informatics; Department of Surgery (Transplantation, Xenotransplantation); Libraries (Reynolds Historical Library, Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences, Lister Hill library)

UAB is taking extra measures to promote flu prevention this season through education.
A prestigious U54 grant from the NIH will help pediatric infectious disease investigators study rare viral infections.
UAB School of Optometry expert explains ways to properly care of your contact lenses.
Richter has published two studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Knowing how to keep your food safe is key to enjoying your tailgate and keeping guests healthy.
Siegal, longtime volunteer and member of ASCP, has been appointed president of the organization.
How a battle with cervical cancer channeled one mother’s passion for advocacy.
UAB CFAR researchers awarded NIH funding to help support efforts for the president’s Ending the HIV Epidemic plan.
UAB’s School of Optometry has been training optometrists and helping patients for 50 years.
Knowing if — and when — their child needs braces is key for parents.
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