Savannah Koplon

Savannah Koplon

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Public Relations Manager, Health and Medicine

skoplon@uab.edu • (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)

Babies are wearing red hats this month to shed light on congenital heart disease.
UAB researchers have determined that recipients are likely to experience cognitive impairment in years following treatment.
A School of Optometry researcher is beginning a study that could help uncover therapies to slow or stop vision loss.
A Department of Urology assistant professor was awarded a K01 grant to study mechanisms related to kidney stone disease.
As opioid deaths add up to that of a commercial plane crash each day, leaders in the dental field tackle the issue.
Two UAB optometrists have been named among international top productive authors in dry eye disease research.
UAB's 1917 Clinic is celebrating 30 years of treating patients living with HIV.
A deployed father traveled 7,600 miles across 11 time zones to meet his son in UAB's Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
A UAB pediatrician has received the 2018 Paul V. Miles Fellowship Award from the American Board of Pediatrics.
The new Family Room will give families a space to rest and recharge while their children receive care.
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