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The new procedure uses a balloon to separate bones in the shoulder, reducing pain and allowing physical therapy a chance to work.
UAB’s new intraoperative MRI suite allows for real time magnetic resonance imaging during surgical procedures.
UAB maternal-fetal medicine specialists partner with the DCH Health System to provide specialized care for high-risk pregnancy patients in West Alabama.
The Cardiogenomics Clinic uses a patient’s genetic history to help develop a personalized treatment plan based on their genetic results.
Kitchen fires make up nearly a quarter of all burn injuries treated at the UAB Burn Center.

UAB Medicine is hosting hiring fairs in February for careers in health care.

The UAB Trauma Center is busier than ever as the number of trauma cases at UAB Hospital has reached record levels.
The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center’s cardio-oncology program exhibits commitment to excellence in its resources and patient care, receiving the GOLD certification from ICOS.
Project ECHO is designed to connect family medicine and primary care practitioners across Alabama with teams of experts to help them better care for patients suffering from depression.
The facility will produce a reliable supply of isotopes for the United States Department of Energy Isotope Program.
Learn about the importance of screenings and HPV vaccines to help prevent cervical cancer.
Jim Parsons’ legacy paves the way for thousands to potentially receive lifesaving organs through UAB’s xenotransplantation program.
The parking deck at Cooper Green Mercy Health Services is coming down to make way for a new clinic building.
When the U.S. Ski Team went to the World Cup competition in Croatia, a UAB orthopaedic doctor went with them.
Modeled on the state’s trauma system, the Alabama Statewide Stroke System will help improve emergency response for stroke patients.

Bianca and Kelvin Ume have been pulling double duty throughout the pandemic: working as contact tracers while juggling full-time jobs, Bianca as a UAB medical and MBA student and Kelvin as an ICU nurse.

Collaborative care, reforming payment models, incentivizing primary care and utilizing the digital tools can positively change the landscape of American health care. 

UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including patient experience, bariatric surgery, obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, stroke care, cancer care, breast care and women’s services.

Northwest Regional joins a growing number of other Alabama hospitals as part of the UAB Health System.
A UAB researcher will serve on the advisory committee to promote women’s and minority health, and other gender-related health disparities.
Diane Bishop creates care packages for other aortic patients to equip them with the supplies they need to take control of their health.
The UAB Advanced Limb Preservation Program represents a multidisciplinary collaboration involving numerous fields of study, including vascular surgery, podiatry and wound care. This team focuses on lower extremity limb preservation, diabetic foot care and complex wound management.

UAB’s Know Overdose Initiative seeks to educate, identify and prescribe Naloxone for individuals who have been identified as high risk for overdose.

UAB neonatologist aims to support literacy from birth through his new Baby Bookworms book and reading program study. 

Pregnant women will receive a 4D ultrasound, clinical evaluation and personalized physical activity plan through the new Exercise in Pregnancy Clinic.
Join UAB Arts in Medicine for a virtual seminar and hear about communities’ shared experiences, hopes, prayers, wishes and dreams.
UAB Hospital has climbed three spots to break into the top ten among the largest hospitals in the nation.
Thyroid nodules are not usually cancerous, but can cause pain and discomfort, as well as thyroid complications.

This funding supports local breast cancer research projects across Alabama. 

UAB’s Family Clinic is encouraging people to find out their HIV status through its free self-testing kits.
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