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Nurse Returns to UAB for Childbirth and Career

In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the UAB Women & Infants Center (WIC), we asked some women who delivered babies or received care at the WIC to share their experiences. UAB Medicine...

UAB Physical Therapist Delivers 4 Babies at Women & Infants Center

In recognition of the 10th anniversary of the UAB Women & Infants Center (WIC), we asked some women who delivered babies or received care at the WIC to share their experiences. UAB Medicine...

Grateful Patient Describes Excellent Care from Multiple Units

I became a patient with the UAB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2011 after transferring my care from a local private practice group. Since then, I have seen how wonderful all the...

Living Donor Navigator Program Testimonials

Participants share their experiences in the UAB Living Donor Navigator Program.   Alesia Leggett’s Story: Advocate/Donor “My husband is a strong but quiet man. He...

Arts in Medicine Stitching Workshops Testimonial

This is Hope. She’s mom to two little fighters named Messiah and Elijah and she’s been embroidering quilt blocks in my stitching workshops as part of UAB’s Institute for Arts in Medicine.

Gifts of life: Two families share joy and pain after rare double-lung and heart transplant

Learn the amazing story of a Angelynn and Courtney - a double lung and heart transplant performed at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL.

Patient Turns to Social Media to Find Living Kidney Donor

¿At 33 years old, Amanda Keller is looking forward to celebrating a first birthday of sorts, thanks to her kidney transplant at UAB Medicine’s Comprehensive Transplant Institute (CTI) earlier this...

Heart Transplant Recipient’s Life Saved Through Girl’s Generous Gift

¿Starting with a life-threatening diagnosis, to the often long wait for a donor match, to the extensive recovery process, the journey for transplant recipients can be incredibly challenging, and it...

Lung Transplant Gives Patient a New Lease on Life

Fort Walton Beach, Fla., resident Brad Martin is thankful to be able to blow out the candles on his birthday cake, something he couldn’t do just two years ago. He says UAB Medicine breathed new...

Miracle of Survivorship

UAB Medicine patient Angela Catrett, 64, has been battling cancer for seven years. Although the illness has been an ordeal for Catrett and her family, the former Montgomery, Alabama native says the...

Protect your eyes: A baseball player’s story

  “It was just another regular day of practice, and we were doing some bunting drills,” Meade Kendrick said. He’s a red-shirt freshman baseball player at Samford...

A lifetime of insights gained from a few hours without sight

For 23 diners in Birmingham last Thursday, Dinner in the Dark was a real eye-opening experience, especially since the diners were blindfolded. The event gave sighted individuals some understanding...

A Clear Success: Bennett Butler

A young boys parents are stunned to find out he has glaucoma. Follow his journey with UAB Callahan Eye Hospital to 20/20 vision.

Complex Contact Lenses from UAB Ophthalmology Keep Disabled Vet Rolling

Jeff Henson has been riding bikes for years. In 2012, he rode a bike coast to coast across the United States. Before that, the Army veteran did a long bike ride in France, and several in the...

A Poet Patient Shares the Prose of Her Life

Editor’s Note: This article was written by Elizabeth Vander Kamp, an artist-in-residence with the UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine. When Terri Middlebrooks, clinical care...

Bariatric Surgery Gives Janice a Second Chance at Life

JANICE - BEFORE JANICE - AFTER For me, bariatric surgery was not just a solution, it was a life choice. My reason for having the...

Auburn Golf Coach Battles Back from Ovarian Cancer

Steve Burkowski reports on Auburn women's coach Kim Evans and her courageous cancer battle.

A Letter from One NICU Mom to Another

UAB Medicine patient Laura Winston shares an encouraging letter to mom's of preemies who will undoubtedly spend time in the NICU.

Sepsis: The Unknown Medical Emergency

Seeing the big green and gold ambulance in downtown Florence, Alabama, brought back memories for Kristina Darby. It is not just an ambulance — it is a mobile intensive care unit, part of the...

Experimental Therapies Relieve a Woman’s Five-Month Suffocating Odyssey

It all began with the simple task of burning leaves. Maybe there was some poison ivy among the leaves. Maybe not. Donna Lisenbee doesn’t really know. Neither do the physicians at the University of...