A research team led by UAB is launching a study to find a better model for glioblastoma, a particularly devastating type of brain tumor, to help determine the most appropriate treatment modality.
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has designated Brookwood Baptist Medical Center as the only Honor Roll Elite+ hospital in the Birmingham area in the treatment of stroke.
Elizabeth Vernon, RN, who serves in Brookwood Baptist Medical Center Palliative & Supportive Care unit, has been inducted into the Tenet Heroes 2018 Hall of Fame, Tenet's highest honor for colleagues.
Brandon Roberts, pharmacy inventory management specialist at Princeton Baptist Medical Center, was honored by the Alabama Society of Health System Pharmacists (ALSHP) as Technician of the Year.
James Evans, MD has joined the medical staff of the Lewis and Faye Manderson Cancer Center as a medical oncologist/hematologist.
Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) has presented two awards for two-year collaborative breast cancer research projects in Alabama. One award went to David Schneider, MD of UAB and Corinne E. Augelli-Szafran, PhD of Southern Research.
Jerry Callahan, Jr., CPA, PFS has joined Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore.
Healthcare Management Partners (HMP), a turnaround and consulting firm specializing in supporting healthcare organizations facing financial challenges, has announced the addition of Claire Roebuck as Senior Associate.
Rajini Murthy, MD has joined Total Skin & Beauty Dermatology.
Urology Centers of Alabama and the Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research have entered into a strategic partnership to raise awareness of prostate cancer.
Steven Pittler, PhD, director of the UAB School of Optometry Vision Science Research Center, has been awarded an R01 grant to develop mouse model studies of autosomal recessive retinitis pigmentosa (arRP), a prevalent and progressive blinding disorder that currently has no treatment or preventive means.
The School of Public Health at UAB has been listed as having one of the best online Master of Public Health programs in the nation.
Marsha White, a senior health care executive with over 25 years of leadership in hospitals and health systems, has been named chief nursing officer for the DCH Health System.
Endocrinologist Janelle Townes, MD has joined St. Vincent's East Endocrinology which is part of the St. Vincent's Health System
In September, representatives of the Children's of Alabama, UAB Division of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and the Lakeshore Foundation cut the ceremonial red ribbon for the grand opening of Children's at Lakeshore - the latest chapter in a partnership among the institutions.
Lincoln Health System (LHS), a county-owned, non-profit corporation, has entered into a strategic affiliation agreement with Huntsville Hospital Health System (HHHS) to become part of a larger affiliated health care system that will allow for more efficient delivery of services to residents of southern Tennessee and northern Alabama.
Douglas Morgan, MD, a global expert in the epidemiology and prevention of gastric cancer has been named Director of the UAB Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
This month, Northside Medical Associates opens Accel Urgent Care in its original building on the campus.
Alan Blake, CEBT, CTBS has been promoted to President and CEO Alabama Eye Bank.
Rett J. Grover has been named chief executive officer of UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center has been named a Baby-Friendly hospital by Baby-Friendly USA. The Baby-Friendly recognition acknowledges Princeton Baptist's commitment to providing an optimal level of care for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of more than 420 large U.S. employers, is honoring Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama for providing one of the best workforce employee well-being programs in the nation.
BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama C Plus members will not see a premium increase on their 2019 C Plus Medicare Select Plans. This is the 11th year since 2002 and the third year in a row that C Plus members have had no premium increase.
Kidada Hawkins, MHSA, MBA, FACHE has been named chief operating officer of Princeton Baptist Medical Center. Hawkins joins the Brookwood Baptist Health System from Shoals Hospital in Muscle Shoals where he served as chief executive officer for the past three years.
U.S. News & World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospitals report ranks UAB cardiology and heart surgery number 18 in the nation, jumping 12 spots from last year's ranking and 19 spots from its 2015-2016 ranking.
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