February 23, 2017
Study shows HIV-positive kidney failure patients were 28 percent less likely to receive a transplant compared with their HIV-negative counterparts from 2001-2012.
February 02, 2017
UAB’s John Porterfield, a leader in surgical education, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Institute for Surgical Excellence.
January 18, 2017
UAB kidney transplant surgeon will travel abroad as an ambassador representing the United States and share knowledge with peers in the surgical community.
September 25, 2015
David Kimberlin, M.D., vice chair of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which establishes which vaccines should be given, when and to whom.
January 11, 2017
UAB surgeons performed 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide.
January 10, 2017
December 22, 2016
A meeting for advice on a business matter turned into “a moment of divine intervention,” leading one Birmingham man to become a living donor.
December 20, 2016
Divyank Saini is one of 17 employees who interpret lab samples to determine whether living- and deceased-donor transplants are possible. Now he is a donor in the world’s longest kidney transplant chain.
December 13, 2016
Mississippi man transplanted at UAB is among the first HIV-positive to HIV-positive transplant recipient in the United States since implementation of the HOPE Act.
The Donate Life Parade Float honors donors, recipients and others who have been touched by organ, eye and tissue donation.
December 06, 2016
An estimated 625 students will participate in the commencement ceremony, and 745 students will graduate. The university’s highest degrees will be conferred on 79 students from 18 states and seven countries in the doctoral hooding ceremony.
Published in Student Experience
December 06, 2016
UAB has named breast cancer surgeon Helen Krontiras as the director of the Division of Surgical Oncology.
November 15, 2016
Cooper will join Joseph Tector as co-director of UAB’s Xenotransplantation Program with their research geared toward using genetically modified pigs to facilitate kidney transplants in humans.
An Alabama woman asked her primary care physician one question that may have saved her life — is it time for me to have a mammogram?
Published in News You Can Use
October 19, 2016
James Bibb, a highly regarded scientist in neurology and cancer, will become the vice chair for Basic Research in UAB’s Department of Surgery.
September 07, 2016
UAB Hospital was honored with a Gift of Life award for educational efforts provided to patients, families and the community and for donor family recognition by the AOC.
September 01, 2016
Adam Beck, M.D., has been named director of surgery in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at UAB.
July 07, 2016
UAB’s program for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO, has won a Gold Level Award for Excellence.
Published in Innovation & Development
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.