For all the warm-weather hiking trips coming up, Walter Schrading, M.D., director of the Office of Wilderness Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, can talk about summer-related wilderness safety, including:

  • identifying and avoiding poisonous plants
  • allergic reactions to plants
  • treatment for allergic reactions to plants

Schrading is available for phone or live/taped interviews. The UAB News Studio is available for live or recorded HD video interviews with UAB experts worldwide through LTN Global Networks. The studio is equipped with an ISDN line for digital radio interviews.