UAB employees spearheaded an effort that led to the university’s adopting the paid leave benefits policy earlier this year — and then they carried their initiative to the state level.
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Nearly 200 surgeons are expected in Birmingham as UAB hosts the second annual national meeting of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.
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Alina Franke registered to donate her bone marrow in Hamburg, Germany, in 2009. She wound up being the one person in 24 million around the world on the Be The Match registry to be the perfect match that Jimmy Roberson needed.

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The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

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Surgeon Mark Deierhoi has performed more than 2,200 kidney transplants in his career and trained hundreds of students who say his patience as a teacher has had a tremendous impact.
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The trial will seek to find out whether less-invasive endovascular surgery is always a better choice than traditional open surgical repair for veterans with aortic abdominal aneurysms.
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UAB nurse Calvin Kennedy climbed some 17,000 feet before torn knee ligaments, avascular necrosis and an intestinal parasite forced the two-time kidney transplant recipient to halt his ascent just 5.5 hours from the summit.
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Several area choirs, performers, and testimonies by transplant recipients and donor families will highlight this year’s event.
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With her 2-year-old granddaughter’s life in peril, 62-year-old Carol Graydon came to UAB to be tested as a living kidney donor — and was a perfect match.
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One UAB School of Nursing faculty member is impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online postoperative visits.
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UAB's Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team was honored following a recent overseas deployment when the team commander received a prestigious award.
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A multidisciplinary team will provide patients with advanced technology to diagnose and manage facial nerve disorders.
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Calvin Kennedy, a nurse at UAB Hospital, is a two-time kidney transplant recipient who has no plans to live an ordinary life.
UAB neurosurgery’s commitment to quality care is reflected in outcomes that beat national averages in key measurements.
Joey Gase, whose mom was an organ and tissue donor upon death, will promote organ donation along with Sparks Energy for the Sparks Energy 300 on May 6.
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A record year for deceased organ donors included more than doubling the number of lungs donated at UAB.
were with youNew dye could help better identify ureter, the passage between kidney and bladder, and prevent injury during minimally invasive pelvic surgery for women.
UAB trauma surgeons support Stop the Bleed, a campaign to provide knowledge and equipment to the public in response to mass casualty events for use before EMS crews can arrive.
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were with youMore than 1 million married women ages 15-44 across the United States are infertile. Janet McLaren Bouknight, M.D., offers insight on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of infertile couples trying to conceive.
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A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether a machine that pumps warm, oxygenated blood in cadaver kidneys can improve quality of the organ prior to transplant.
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