Health & Medicine
UAB hopes to gather the stories of students, faculty, staff and health care workers during the COVID-19 era and document them for historical purposes.
A positive attitude and UAB’s gynecologic oncology team helped Debby Davis fight and endure life-threatening ovarian cancer.
Patients with medical emergencies should not avoid emergency departments due to COVID-19 fears.
Partnership with the PathCheck Foundation, founded at MIT in Cambridge, Ma., will enable other states and countries to use UAB-created exposure verification technology for exposure notification.
For the seventh consecutive year, UAB Medicine has earned “Most Wired” status for use of information technology in improving patient care.
The UAB Sports Medicine Clinic partners with professional, amateur and school athletic programs to provide medical care to players.
Migraine headaches were ruining Christopher Sheheane’s life, until a visit to UAB found the cause: a pituitary gland tumor.
Southern Research has named Michael Catalano and Mark Suto, Ph.D., chief operating officer and vice president for Life Sciences, respectively.
Rachael Lee, M.D., answered questions regarding COVID-19 during a media briefing Oct. 23.

During the global pandemic, UAB may look a little different, but it continues to educate students and serve the community through its health care, research and programs.

When glaucoma and an autoimmune disorder caused severe, painful blisters in his right eye, artist Charlie Busler was in danger of losing his eyesight.
UAB’s uterus transplant program is the first program in the Southeast and fourth in the United States.
UAB’s Center for Palliative and Supportive Care will present a virtual summit on palliative care in Nov.
The UAB Medicine O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at Acton Road is expanding services to bring high-quality cancer care to others in the community.
The new community testing site will be open 4 days a week, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The partnership pairs the company's technical and operational expertise with UAB Medicine's clinical expertise as a national leader in pulmonary and critical care medicine.
Project ECHO links medical professionals with an expert in a particular field in an interactive video format to boost learning and, ultimately, patient care.
A rare brain tumor caused facial paralysis for a local award-winning theater actress, but thanks to UAB doctors she is ready to get back on stage.
Physicians say it is crucial for trainees to have role models and mentors who have shared experiences.
UAB PCC celebrates its 30th anniversary commemorating decades of care, training and excellence.
In-person and virtual activities are planned in and around Birmingham for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The unit is designed to provide nursing home residents with the skilled care they need while recovering from COVID-19 in a safe environment.
A UAB professor receives a distinguished award for significant contributions to behavioral sleep medicine.
The CEAL study in Alabama will focus on awareness and barriers surrounding COVID-19 on minority populations.
Cancer centers nationwide, including the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB as a leading site, are joining together to address the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer prevention and treatment.
UAB is hiring essential workers in healthcare and support services for the hospital and outpatient clinics.
Children’s eyesight may be impacted by virtual learning during COVID-19, but UAB experts share tips on how to ensure optimal eye health for kids.
There is a narrow window of opportunity for successfully treating major cardiovascular events, and patients risk serious consequences if they wait for symptoms to get worse before seeking medical attention.
UAB is one of just 100 sites in the nation to receive such an antimicrobial stewardship designation.
UAB’s Center for Addiction and Pain Prevention and Intervention will conduct research that can be developed and translated into better treatments for addiction and pain.
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