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Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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The UAB Supportive Care Clinic recently moved to its newest location in the Kirklin Clinic, with new telehealth, counseling and therapy rooms, and a collection of local art.
In partnership with community members, researchers at UAB created the first culturally based protocol for patients living with a serious illness or facing end-of-life care.
A program inspired by a doctor who lost her father during the coronavirus pandemic is now being used to help patients who cannot be with loved ones in the hospital.

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the palliative care program at UAB, the team and volunteers created a book consisting of essays from health care providers and the loved ones of former patients.

Community members from Beaufort, South Carolina, trained palliative care physicians on how to have culturally appropriate conversations with their patients based on their backgrounds and ethnicities.
Anna’s Fund, which was established by Rodney Tucker, M.D., and Billy Connelley, provides financial assistance to Hand in Paw volunteer teams to help defray costs associated with training and supplies to become a pet therapy team.
A team of UAB palliative care experts will provide a culturally based palliative care program provided through telehealth in three rural hospitals in the Southeast, and compare that to patients receiving regular care, to see if it helps reduce suffering for patients, increases patient and family quality of life, and reduces the burden of care for caregivers.
A group of women who range from ages 30-80 formed a support group with one another in their breast cancer fight in an effort to live life to the fullest.
Music therapists recorded Steven Eaise’s heartbeat while he was a patient at the Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, then incorporated it into a song they recorded.
Four awards are helping a School of Nursing student in her development as an early career nurse scientist.
UAB provides emotional, social and spiritual care beyond the pain of life-threatening illnesses and diseases to help patients have the best quality of life.
Marie Bakitas, DNSc, associate director and senior scientist at the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care, was recently recognized for continued outstanding work in the palliative care field.
Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Marie A. Bakitas will present at UAB on palliative care Feb. 10.
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