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The third in a series of panel discussions will provide up-to-date information on COVID-19 from UAB experts.
Videoconferencing software has helped address lower treatment rates and higher numbers of overdoses during the pandemic, but it has also made it easier for family members to stay connected to their loved one’s recovery journey.
The collective intelligence gathered through Crowdicity will help UAB Medicine leadership and staff design solutions that help improve the patient experience.

This grant will allow Amm to develop a new pre-clinical model for surgically removing ameloblastomas to reduce the chance of recurrence in patients.  

To schedule an appointment, visit UABMedicineVaccine.org, or call 205-975-1881 for assistance.

The death toll from COVID-19 in Alabama has topped 12,000, with more than 640,000 deaths nationwide.
Three Black men from Alabama and Mississippi share the importance of prostate cancer screenings for early detection and treatment.
This funding will be used to increase educational activities for medical students, including a mentorship with family medicine physicians, a 10-patient panel to work with over four years, leadership and interprofessional education, and more.   

The death toll from COVID-19 in Alabama has topped 12,000, with more than 640,000 deaths nationwide.

UAB’s STEMI program has been awarded the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.
UAB’s Megan Hays, Ph.D., shares how to overcome common negative thinking traps by using cognitive behavioral therapy.
This award recognizes UAB Hospital’s commitment to meeting standards of excellence in recruitment and retention, education, training and mentoring, research and evidence-based practice, patient outcomes, leadership and organizational ethics, and creation of a healthy work environment.
Monoclonal antibody infusion is effective, but UAB doctors say getting the COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to prevent someone from being hospitalized because of COVID-19.
Some 70 percent of unvaccinated pregnant women currently in UAB’s ICUs are on ventilators.

Studies conducted in America and around the world definitively show that masks are an effective tool in reducing the rate of injection of COVID-19.

“These people are the sickest of the sick.” Hear from one of the nurses helping COVID patients inside UAB Hospital. 
To stop the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant and protect patients and each other, UAB Health System requires employees and people working in its hospital and clinics to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

UAB will partner with the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama State Department of Education and local school districts to conduct individualized COVID-19 testing plans. The testing is free, voluntary and safe.

Adaptive radiation therapy allows for more precise treatment by fine-tuning the treatment regimen based on up-to-date imaging.
Nationally renowned expert in COPD Mark Dransfield, M.D., has been the medical director of the UAB Lung Health Center since 2009.
UAB’s House Calls program is bringing COVID-19 vaccines to homebound patients and their eligible caregivers who live within 30-40 miles from UAB.
UAB Hospital is home to the only accredited geriatric ED in Alabama, the first one in the Southeast and the 17th Level 1 geriatric ED in the world.

Simulation training is proving to be very valuable in health care, especially for smaller facilities.

An award from the Health Resources and Services Administration will increase underrepresented minorities in medicine and support student work in areas of mental health, opioid addiction and primary care in rural areas.

As the Delta variant continues to rip through the United States, Alabama’s low vaccination rates combined with the variant’s high transmissibility rates make for a deadly combination that can be stopped, experts say — if we all do the right thing.

Pediatric infectious diseases expert discusses the Centers for Disease Control’s in-person learning guidelines for the 2021 school year.
The award recognizes innovation, leadership and partnership in tele-ICU care.
Delta variant causes rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in the unvaccinated.
The RURAL Heart and Lung Study clinic will bring to rural communities technology that provides access to diagnostic tests that are not routinely done in rural settings. UAB researchers will examine medical, lifestyle and behavioral factors that contribute to higher health concerns in residents of Dallas and Wilcox counties.
The NIH’s Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities extends research grant to promote COVID-19 vaccinations.
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