Health & Medicine
The alliance will utilize innovative strategies to address health disparities, mental and behavioral health, and diabetes, with an emphasis on expanded access for poor, vulnerable and rural populations.
How a battle with cervical cancer channeled one mother’s passion for advocacy.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama has donated a total of $9.7 million to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center since 1996.    

Huntsville Hospital Health System and University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System have agreed to a partnership that seeks to expand health insurance options for seniors and others.

UAB is named one of 44 centers of excellence worldwide for Guillain-Barré Syndrome.

UAB and Proton International open the first proton therapy center for cancer treatment in Alabama.
UAB and Proton International open the first proton therapy center for cancer treatment in Alabama.
A renowned UAB HIV/AIDS researcher and physician has been named editor of a prominent peer-reviewed journal.
UAB’s pediatricians are working to ensure that reading is a central part of every child’s daily routine.

Case studies show five people who found better treatments for neuropsychiatric symptoms from data collected while patients were at home.

Patients in UAB's RNICU got a special visit from Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

UAB will launch the Pat and Jean Sullivan Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Survivor Care Program in 2020 — the first effort of its kind in the country.

Cole Burton came back to the UAB Trauma Center to say thanks as his rehab progresses to a possible naval career.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the palliative care program at UAB, the team and volunteers created a book consisting of essays from health care providers and the loved ones of former patients.

UAB is continuing its world-class patient care with the establishment of a new Division of Breast and Endocrine Surgery.

UAB’s new Hoover Primary and Specialty Care clinic adds new medical specialties to go along with existing primary care services.

UAB will launch the Pat and Jean Sullivan Comprehensive Head and Neck Cancer Survivor Care Program in 2020 — the first effort of its kind in the country.
The “Clinical Pearls” podcast is an audio-only format of the live UAB Nursing Health Network’s YouTube series, which launched in the summer of 2018.
UAB is continuing its world-class patient care with the establishment of a new Division of Breast and Endocrine Surgery.
UAB Hospital is only the 21st hospital worldwide to receive this designation five consecutive times and is the only hospital in Alabama designated a Magnet organization.
A record number of travelers are expected to fly during the Thanksgiving holiday.
The UAB Minority Health and Health Disparity Research Center is a key partner in providing free weekly health screenings and other wellness education programs, as well as evaluating the success of this Campus of Hope.
UAB is helping develop automated technology to assess joint damage from rheumatoid arthritis.
UAB Medicine Infusion Therapy has a new home in The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital.
These findings have important implications for caregiver behavioral health programs designed to promote resilience and draw upon caregiver strengths when taking on a caregiver role.
People with vision impairments face substantial challenges in tasks of everyday living that can significantly limit their participation in healthy lifestyle choices.
The UAB Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery will host an esophageal cancer event on the first-floor lobby of The Kirklin Clinic on Nov. 15.
In a clinical trial conducted at UAB, investigators have outlined the mechanisms behind lower natriuretic peptide levels in African Americans and racial differences in response to high-carbohydrate challenge.
Trussville resident and World War II veteran Chuck Tompkins has no intention of slowing down, even after undergoing a TAVR procedure.
UAB and Highlands Hospitals are among only 10 hospitals in the state to earn an A grade for patient safety.
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