The new UAB Callahan Eye Hospital Clinic opened in Trussville on January 19. The 5,200-square-foot clinic offers pediatric and comprehensive eye care specialists and houses a state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging center. Patient services include family eye care, eye exams, cataract evaluations, glaucoma screenings, dry eye evaluation and treatment, and contact lens evaluations
Irfan Asif, MD has been named associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Asif currently serves as chair of the UAB Department of Family and Community Medicine.
Family Physician Richard Gonzales, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group.
Alan Tita, MD, PhD has been named associate dean for Global and Women's Health at UAB.
Children's of Alabama has honored four members of its Board of Trustees who each have over 20 years of service by establishing endowed chairs
Birmingham-based ProxsysRx has entered into a partnership with Talon Health Data Solutions aimed at reducing unnecessary hospital readmissions and improving patient satisfaction scores (HCAHPS) through their comprehensive omnichannel communication Pharmacy as a Service (PaaS) program.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center was awarded an 'A' in the fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Princeton's achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care.
Research funding to UAB from the National Institutes of Health exceeded $325 million in 2020.
Birmingham resident, Dianne Riley, was selected by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
The HudsonAlpha Health Alliance and Auburn University have begun a new collaboration to provide genomic health screening to Auburn employees through the Auburn Pharmaceutical Care Center (AUPCC).
Selwyn Vickers, MD, FACS, dean of the UAB School of Medicine, has been named president of the American Surgical Association (ASA) for 2021.
The DAISY (Diseases Attacking the Immune System) Award for Extraordinary Nurses
After nearly 13 years as CEO the UAB Health System (UABHS) and serving the same role in the new UAB/Ascension St. Vincent's Alliance, Will Ferniany, PhD will retire at the end of 2021.
Mike Warren, who has served as CEO of Children's of Alabama since 2008, is retiring effective June 1 and will be succeeded by COO Tom Shufflebarger.
Jackson Thornton Technologies (JTT), a subsidiary of Jackson Thornton CPAs and Consultants, has promoted Brian Driskill to President; Chris Bell has been promoted to Vice President, Technical Services; and Nic Cofield has been promoted to Vice President, Client Services.
James Markert, MD, MPH, the Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at UAB, is the president-elect of the American Academy of Neurological Surgery for 2020-2021.
Warren Averett, LLC has been recognized by Forbes on the list of America's Best Tax Firms and America's Best Accounting Firms for 2021.
The Medical Staff of Brookwood Baptist Medical Center recently honored six members of hospital staff with the Melissa Cole Award.
Cullman Regional Medical Center has received Emergency Alabama Certificate of Need (CON) approval to add an additional 30 beds to the hospital including 13 additional critical care beds.
Homebound people are extremely vulnerable to COVID-19, and they are at risk of contracting the disease if a caregiver inadvertently brings it into their home.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been named America's No. 1 Best Large Employer by Forbes, topping the list of more than 500 public and private corporations, hospitals, universities, and Fortune 500 companies.