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Jeffrey Kerby, M.D., Ph.D., was confirmed by the American College of Surgeons as the next chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma.
Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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The loss of rural hospitals has been felt most keenly in Southern regions of the United States, from Florida to Texas.
Kimberly Hendershot, M.D., assistant professor in the UAB Division of Acute Care Surgery, has been named an associate member in the new American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™.
UAB's Trauma Burn intensive care unit is honored for their use of therapy dogs.
Trauma centers are not as busy as usual, but injuries from falls and acts of violence are rising.
UAB chief trauma surgeon Jeff Kerby will consult with the Alabama Department of Public Health on ways to improve the state’s trauma system.

May is Stop the Bleed Month, and UAB ramps up these bleeding-control training classes.

Members of an Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team based at UAB are awarded Bronze Stars for their actions while deployed overseas.
Watch a bleeding-control demonstration and join in with questions live as trauma surgeons show benefits of kits in public settings.
UAB will participate in the National Institutes of Health SIREN Network, a series of clinical trials for out-of-hospital medical emergencies.
First responders are often unable to get to the scene of an active shooter situation, prompting the UAB trauma service to introduce the Stop the Bleed campaign.
UAB's Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team was honored following a recent overseas deployment when the team commander received a prestigious award.
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.

BREMSS celebrates the 20th anniversary of the founding of the regional trauma system.

Vape pens are catching on, but there is a hidden danger. They sometimes blow up, and a UAB burn surgeon says the results are decidedly unpleasant.
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