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)

As parents navigate baby formula shortages across the nation, one UAB pediatrician shares advice and concerns that parents should keep in mind.
After receiving monetary support to continue his education at UAB, Shegun Otulana and his wife, Mary, want to pay it forward to future UAB students.
Yager is the first UAB student to receive the NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities fellowship award since its inception in 2011.
UAB President Ray Watts is among senior leaders in higher education selected to present on ways in which campuses worldwide can mobilize to address complex issues.
UAB’s Professional Sales Certificate Program has been recognized as one of the country’s best by the Sales Education Foundation.
A UAB physics professor has received a grant to synthesize novel materials for hypersonic applications and study their response under extreme conditions.
For Michael Patterson, giving back to his alma mater UAB is a way to support the next generation of Blazers.
The grant program funds early-career faculty to advance their skills and careers across campus and beyond.
The Service Learning and Undergraduate Research Expo celebrates excellence in research, creative activity and scholarship by undergraduate students on campus.
Clinton Global Initiative University engages student leaders in developing innovative solutions to campus, community or global challenges.
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