The American Heart Association, has awarded $20 million in grants to five research teams, including researchers at the UAB Schools of Medicine and Public Health, to find new solutions for preventing high blood pressure.
A Southern Research neuroscience lab has received new federal grants totaling almost $3.9 million to advance its study of Parkinson's Disease and other neurological diseases.
Through membership surveys, the Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA) members report that our healthcare system's staffing challenges are perilously high.
Venkat Kanthimathinathan, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group.
Pulmonologist Karl Schroeder, MD has joined the Norwood Clinic.
New research from UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center's Stefan Kertesz, MD reports that among veterans experiencing homelessness, unsheltered experiences correlate with individual and community risk factors.
The American College of Emergency Physicians has named UAB Hospital-Highlands Emergency Department a Level 1 Geriatric Emergency Department, the ACEP's highest level of accreditation.
In August, the Birmingham MGMA chapter honored Debbie West who is retiring from her position as Practice Administrator for Birmingham Pediatrics.
Donald Battle, MD, who specializes in Occupational Medicine, has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group.
This September, in recognition of Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation (LCBF) will initiate its 9th annual A State of Teal Awareness Campaign and host its 12th annual Head Over Teal 5K/10K.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health has started recruiting for The Risk Underlying Rural Areas Longitudinal Study (RURAL) that will attempt to learn what causes the high burden of heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in southern rural communities.
Charles V. Welden, IV, MD has joined Gastro Health where he is practicing in the St. Vincent's East and Pell City clinic.
Fight for Sight, a foundation that has provided funding for vision research since 1946, has awarded a grant of $2,500 to Seth Hubbard
Josh Clevenger, PhD has joined the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology where he will be involved in plant research.
Maddox Casey, CPA with Warren Averett was named to Birmingham Business Journal's Who's Who in Birmingham Healthcare 2021, his second year in a row to make the list.
Cancer patients undergoing treatment frequently require assistance getting to and from facilities, often creating a financial and logistical burden.
A new study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham is using a device originally developed to treat seizure disorder to treat patients with treatment-resistant depression.
Todd Goodall has been named the new Chief Marketing Officer for Cullman Regional Medical Center
Elissa Charbonneau, DO, MS, who serves as Chief Medical Officer for Encompass Health
"It is no surprise that a worldwide pandemic created interest in the field of public health,"
EAMC-Lanier Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), which opened in late April, has received accreditation from the American Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), which means EAMC-Lanier ASC has met nationally recognized standards for the provision of quality health care set by AAAHC.
The Alabama Department of Public Health has awarded the University of Alabama at Birmingham nearly $2 million to support the establishment of the Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control (ARC IPC).
Internal Medicine Physician Caroline Studdard, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group.
Keneshia McMullen Kirksey, MD, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Residency Program and professor in the School of Medicine's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, has been selected to serve on the Physician Board of Directors for the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Birmingham resident, Dianne Riley, was selected by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
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