Ashley A. Ketchum, DO has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Staff where she will practice with Internal Medicine & Pediatrics of Cullman.
Researchers in the UAB Division of Infectious Diseases and the Research Informatics Service Center at the Center for AIDS Research have been chosen as the national program office for HIV Care Connect. The new $7 million, five-year initiative is funded by the Merck Foundation.
The heart team at Princeton Baptist Medical Center recently completed their 250th WATCHMAN™ procedure.
On October 1st, the University of Alabama at Birmingham opened its new Multidisciplinary Endocrine Tumor Clinic. Located on the third floor of The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, the clinic is a one-stop shop for patients with thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas and adrenal tumors.
Thomas Scott, MD has joined Alabama Allergy and Asthma Center. He comes to Alabama Allergy from Ascension Medical Group in Wichita, Kansas where he served as the Medical Director.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center has been granted a three-year certification for both cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs by the American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR).
Cullman Regional is the first hospital in central Alabama to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee and total hip replacements with its Mako System.
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.
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