UAB’s Office of Public Relations works with the news media to provide information and facilitate interview requests with our students, faculty and staff – including those with the UAB Health System – as well as provide digital assets including photography and video.
To request publicity for campus news, complete and submit the request for publicity form.
During normal business hours, call 205-934-3884.
After hours, call 205-934-3411 and page the public relations specialist on call.
Covering UAB’s campus
Public relations specialists facilitate interviews with faculty, staff and students. For on-campus interviews, reporters are required to be escorted by UAB Public Relations staff.
Covering UAB’s hospitals
Public relations specialists facilitate media interviews with doctors, patients and staff in all media. Permission and a signed HIPAA patient consent form are required prior to interviews with UAB patients. Patient condition requests will be answered as soon as possible by the public relations specialist on call.
Covering UAB events
Contact the Office of Public Relations for information about events on campus. Public relations specialists facilitate interviews with participants and visiting performers, as available. UAB’s Alys Stephens Center hosts a variety of events whose coverage requirements can vary.