The Chicago Endovascular Conference (CVC) is one of the most important endovascular meetings in the U.S.
Midtown Pediatrics is celebrating its 20-year anniversary of pediatric healthcare. Current staff, physicians, retired employees and administration attended an anniversary celebration on July 26.
The Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center is now treating cancer patients using a new TrueBeam system from Varian Medical Systems.
The State Health Planning and Development Agency has approved a Certificate of Need filed by Medical West Hospital to construct a replacement hospital in McCalla in Jefferson County.
Children's of Alabama has been named an Accredited Center of Care by the Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF), a national nonprofit committed to improving the health outcomes for children with cardiomyopathy.
St. Vincent's Health System has launched its Ascension Online Care platform, giving consumers 24/7 access to care. Ascension Online Care (ascension.org/onlinecare) is an online urgent care that allows a patient to have a video visit with a healthcare provider using a smartphone, tablet or laptop.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research has awarded Southern Research scientist Rita Cowell, PhD a $150,000 grant to study how certain brain cells die in Parkinson's disease in order to gain insights that could lead to new therapeutic targets.
According to a new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, teens who consume foods with high levels of sodium and low levels of potassium are more likely to develop symptoms of depression.
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center has named Wahib Mena, MD, Neonatologist, as Physician of the Month for the difference he makes in the lives of his patients.
The Board of Directors of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) recently recognized Lanier Johnson, Executive Director, for his 15 years of service at ASMI and his overall 30 years of service in the sports medicine field.
Stuart J. Cohen, MD has been named the inaugural Chief of Primary Care for the UAB Health System and UAB Medicine.
Colleen Tobe-Donohue, DO was recently elected president of the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).
Samford University's Ida Moffett School of Nursing will receive $3.5 million over a four-year period to place nurse practitioner graduates in rural, underserved areas for primary care residency. The grant is the largest in Samford University's history.
Martha Dawson, DNP, assistant professor at the UAB School of Nursing, has been elected to serve as the president of the National Black Nurses Association. She will serve a two-year term.
Brookwood Baptist Medical Center is one of America's 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery according to a national study by Healthgrades, among the leading online resources for information about physicians and hospitals.
Elizabeth Worthey, PhD has joined the UAB Department of Pediatrics as the director for the Center for Genomic Data Sciences.
Brookwood Baptist Health has named Paul Storey, FACHE as chief operating officer of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been ranked the top young university in the United States for the second year in a row and secured a spot as the No. 12 young university worldwide in the Times Higher Education 2019 Young University Rankings.
Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center is the first orthopaedic practice in Birmingham to offer 24/7 appointment scheduling by phone.
Holly Franklin, RN, Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) nurse at Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, has been recognized with the DAISY Award.
Carlos Villar, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Family Care Clinic.
Board-certified allergist Thomas Scott, MD has joined Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center starting in August.
UAB Medicine's Complex Contraception Clinic is now open at the John N Whitaker Building.
The Health Care Authority of Cullman County/ Cullman Regional Board of Directors has initiated a $30 million expansion to the current facility.
The Association of Teleservices International awarded the Jefferson County Medical Foundation Trust with the Award for Excellence, which is given to the telephone answering service that has demonstrated quality performance on a number of standard metrics.
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