UAB’s public relations specialists are the fastest, most efficient way for reporters to reach UAB experts on deadline. Call 205-934-3884.

We also have a full-service broadcast team that can facilitate interviews for TV, radio or Skype and provide b-roll or sound on request. Search by topic or name to find featured experts or contact Public Relations for additional information.

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Rita Jablonski, Ph.D.

Elder care • Aging • Dementia • Nursing home safety • Oral health for the elderly • Family caregiving

Elizabeth Jackson, M.D.

Cardiovascular disease • Women's heart health • Digital health trends and eHealth • Preventive medicine • Diabetes • Health promotion

Todd Jenkins, M.D.

Gynecologic surgery • Abnormal uterine bleeding • Patient engagement

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Peter Jones, Ph.D. 

Public budgeting • Financial management at the state and local level • Education policy 

Suzanne Judd, Ph.D.

Cardiovascular disease and diet • Diabetes and diet • Dietary needs of athletes • Reducing health disparities in chronic disease • Diet and racial disparities in the risk of hypertension, kidney disease and stroke

Chung H. Kau, BDS, MScD, MBA, Ph.D.

Orthodontics • Cleft and craniofacial orthodontics •  Dental products

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Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D.

Human rights • Peace studies, Conflict resolution • Ethnic conflict • International politics

Jeffrey Kerby, M.D., Ph.D.

Trauma • Critical care • Pre-hospital emergency care • Resuscitation outcomes research • Bleeding control techniques/large volume blood replacement • Stop the Bleed, a public awareness campaign urging bystander education on bleeding control

Stefan Kertesz, M.D.

Addiction • Opioids and drug policy • Access to quality medical care for homeless, underserved populations

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David Kimberlin, M.D.

Vaccinations: safe, effective and life saving; schedule for school age kids • Measles, mumps and rubella • Cold and flu in children • Infectious disease outbreaks, such as Zika • Antiviral treatments • Whooping cough • Congenital CMV and neonatal herpes infections

Jason Kirby, Ph.D.

Infrastructure implications after major flooding • Implications of the volume of rainfall • Difference between storm water sewage and drinking water systems • Damage to roads and foundations • Evacuation best practices • Insurance filing • Sustainability

Kimberly Kirklin, M.A.

Arts in medicine • Arts in health • Improving quality of life for all ages through the arts 

Beth Kitchin, Ph.D., R.D.

Nutrition • Obesity • Diet myths • Nutrition's effect on bone health • Aging

Josh Klapow, Ph.D.

Clinical psychology • Behavior therapy • Relationship issues • Psychological first aid • Crisis and disaster psychological response

David Knight, Ph.D. 

Flashbacks and related dreams • Depression and anxiety • Stress related to future weather events • Difficulty concentrating • Appetite changes and fatigue 

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Hogan Knox, M.D. 

Eye health • Eye trauma and injuries • Detached retinas • Ocular disease 

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Lauren Kole, M.D.

Medical dermatology • Cosmetic dermatology • Acne • Rosacea • Skin aging and prevention

Bruce Korf, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics • Ethical issues in genetics • Precision medicine • Rare diseases • Neurofibromatosis-1 (NF-1)

Helen Krontiras, MD

• breast disease-prevention and surgical treatments • risk assessment of breast cancer • disparities in cancer care and outcomes of breast cancer treatment

Vineeta Kumar, M.D.

Nephrology • Living kidney donation • Incompatible kidney transplantation

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