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)

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.
Angela Lee will be graduating from UAB on April 30 with a double major in chemistry and mathematics, leaving behind a trail of impressive academic and community accomplishments.
UAB’s Unite Day will bring together alumni and students to volunteer together at an area elementary school.
Derek Dang, graduating from UAB with honors, will present to legislators at the prestigious Posters on the Hill event, hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Michael Ho’s multidisciplinary degree is supplemented by extensive campus involvement, academic excellence, and national recognition.
Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., has been selected as the recipient of the award for Outstanding Faculty Contributions to Service-Learning in Higher Education in research.
UAB’s Into the Streets, a volunteer day of service, hosts its 23rd year of projects on March 26.
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