IMPROVING HEALTH IN YOUR COMMUNITY

T.R. Reid Visit to UA

T.R. Reid is an author, documentary film maker, Washington Post reporter and commentator on NPR’s Morning Edition.

UA Flu Shot Campaign

The College is leading a UA campus-wide effort to vaccinate students, faculty and staff against the flu.

Longitudinal Curriculum

The College’s TLC² uses an innovative educational model, called a longitudinal integrated clerkship.

News

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Using telemedicine to provide asthma education

The College of Community Health Sciences launched a school-based asthma education program in DeKalb County in September. Seven elementary students at the Ruhama Junior High School in Fort Payne, Ala., which serves students in Kindergarten through the eighth grade, participated in the first session of the program on Sept. 18. Also participating were five parents, […]

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Research roundup: An intervention program for childhood obesity

Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevent plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program. The project will run through June 2015. UA faculty members on the project are Harriet Myers, PhD, associate professor and clinical psychologist in the […]

Research roundup: Mindful intervention

Examining the integration of mindfulness and yoga practice into the existing Coping Power preventive intervention for at-risk children and their families is the focus of a $700,000 grant awarded to Caroline Boxmeyer, PhD, an associate professor in the College’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. Boxmeyer, a clinical psychologist, is the grant’s principal investigator, along […]

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DEAN RICHARD H. STREIFFER, MD

“Academic medical centers have a critical role, even a duty, I would argue, to contribute to improved population health. At The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, we accept and pursue that mission through a four-dimensional strategy …”

 

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