Mark E. Lockhart, M.D., has been appointed chief of the body imaging section in the Department of Radiology at UAB. He also is chief of genitourinary radiology and has been on faculty since 2000. Lockhart’s academic interests and research primarily involves vascular ultrasound, MRI and issues concerning public health.
New study compares different approaches for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillationUAB doctors say stroke prevention treatments are not one-size-fits-all, and treatment options can be individualized using this hierarchical ranking.posted today 151 viewsHigh-tech simulators boost UAB emergency department CPR training
UAB is the first hospital in Alabama and one of the first in the nation to use sophisticated Resuscitation Quality Improvement system simulators to improve CPR skills in emergency department staff.Breast Cancer Awareness Month a time of heartache, hope for nursing student
The loss of her mother to breast cancer sparked Jennifer Bail’s desire to help others through nursing research.UAB cardiologists say new calcium supplement study is no reason to panicNew research says calcium supplements may not be heart-healthy, but UAB cardiologists are saying there is no reason to panic.posted 10 days ago 1282 viewsCannon named Francis S. Collins scholarAshley Cannon, Ph.D., is the first individual in the UAB neurofibromatosis program to have received this significant honor.posted 13 days ago 666 viewsUAB turns on fastest internet among Alabama universitiesUAB has increased campus internet connection speeds 10-fold and become the first university in Alabama to achieve 100 gigabits per second, up to 10,000 times many standard home internet speeds — increasing the institution’s competitive advantage in teaching, research and health care.posted 12 days ago 4814 viewsHarvest for Health expands cancer study, looks for new participants across AlabamaUAB researchers want to introduce Alabama cancer survivors to a new kind of therapy — gardening.posted 14 days ago 1862 viewsCommunity rallies around two elementary school teachers battling breast cancerA fight with breast cancer has brought Odenville Elementary teachers Meg Lowry and Michelle Simmons closer as they learn the disease is “not your grandmother’s story anymore.”posted 14 days ago 5971 viewsNearly 500 underserved homeless take part in UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day“This is something that we decided to do because we realized there is so much need for dental care for low-income adults."posted 18 days ago 4913 viewsStudy supports Do Not Sell voluntary waiting period for gun sales to reduce suicide"Studies indicate the vast majority of suicide attempt survivors end up eventually dying of something other than suicide, so a means of preventing someone from making future gun purchases during a suicidal crisis might reduce suicide rates.”posted 18 days ago 1635 viewsUAB Connections' Dinner in the Dark provides understanding of vision impairment
Nearly 50 participants enjoyed dinner at Rojo Birmingham while blindfolded to gain an understanding of the daily challenges presented by vision impairment.Study compares treatments for urinary incontinence in womenPatients using Botox A for urinary incontinence show higher satisfaction with treatment due to greater reduction in bothersome symptoms.posted 19 days ago 1140 viewsStrider receives American Cancer Society Graduate ScholarshipSchool of Nursing graduate student Allison Strider will receive $20,000 over the course of two years.posted 19 days ago 575 viewsUAB Hospital named a top breast health center in the U.S.UAB Hospital has received a 2016 Women’s Choice Award and is named one of America’s Best Breast Centers.posted 19 days ago 5316 viewsUAB to open new Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic on Cahaba River Road in AltadenaThe new clinic will be located just off Cahaba River Road behind the Colonnade and is the only clinic of its kind in the 459-corridor area.posted 20 days ago 1799 viewsUAB employees rally around one of their own fighting breast cancerAlmost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.posted 21 days ago 5813 viewsStudy shows risk factor prevention should be addressed at all agesOlder adults can develop cardiovascular risk factors later in life, according to a study from UAB.posted 25 days ago 1715 viewsAdministering additional antibiotic prior to C-section reduces infection rates by 50 percentThe change of practice in C-section delivery improves the health of mom and baby.posted 26 days ago 3473 viewsDual graduate degree program combines physician assistant and public health leadership studiesStudents enhance patient care and leadership with a dual degree master’s program in Physician Assistant Studies and Public Health through the UAB schools of Health Professions and Public Health.posted a while back 2160 viewsNIH awards more than $150 million for research on environmental influences on child healthThe University of Alabama at Birmingham will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.posted a while back 2387 views