George J. Netto, MD, professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will assume the role of editor in chief of Modern Pathology, the scientific journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology in 2020.
Mike Taylor has joined Jackson Thornton Technologies (JTT), an IT solutions provider. Taylor is a Birmingham area based Technology Consultant who has extensive IT systems administration and engineering experience in both the managed services and education sectors.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center and Walker Baptist Medical Center have both earned an 'A' for the fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction, recognizing the hospital's achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.
Shelby Baptist Medical Center has announced the hospital's 2020 Medical Staff officers and department chairpersons. Along with Daniel Gosdin, MD, who was elected Chief of Staff to represent more than 150 of his peers, the list includes:
Aimee Lesley, a volunteer at St. Vincent's East, was honored this week with the 2019 Outstanding Auxilian Award for outstanding service, compassion, and kindness.
What happens at the molecular level after exercise? Scientists, physicians and clinical exercise specialists from across the country are embarking on a landmark National Institutes of Health effort to find out.
UAB is undertaking a new study to determine whether or not hookworm and related intestinal parasites are present in parts of Alabama's Black Belt. The study, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will take place in Wilcox and Perry counties and has started participant recruitment.
In October, the School of Nursing launched the Clinical Pearls podcast, adding an audio arm to the UAB Nursing Health Network.
T. Garland Stansell, APR, Chief Communications Officer for Children's of Alabama, will serve as the 2020 national chair of The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
In January, Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center will open its newest clinic located in Cullman, Alabama. Andrews is occupying space alongside ATI Physical Therapy in a new 6,000+ square-foot building.
Birmingham Internal Medicine Associates (BIMA) has joined Florida-based Complete Health and its growing group of primary care practices.
U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM), a management services company headquartered in Irving, Texas, that serves oral and maxillofacial surgeons, has formed a new partnership with Clark Holmes Oral Facial Surgery of Alabama, which has four locations in the Birmingham metro area.
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.
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