Smoke and Mirrors – Dr. Alan Blum

To commemorate the World Health Organization’s “No Tobacco Day,” Dr. Alan Blum will be giving a presentation entitled “Smoke and Mirrors – A history of America’s leading preventable cause of death and disease — and out efforts to end it.” Please join us Friday, May 27 at noon in the Health Sciences Library. Lunch will be provided.

Narrator:  Alan Blum, MD
Director, The University of Alabama Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society

Friday, May 27, 2011, 12:00 Noon
Health Sciences Library

Winternitz Conference: Child Abuse, Past & Present

McLean Lecture Series – Teresa J. Bryan, MD

“Addressing Alcohol Issues in Primary Care”

Guest Speaker: Teresa J. Bryan, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of General Internal
Medicine University of Alabama at Birmingham

The McLean Lecture will take place on Tuesday, May 20, 2011 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. at DCH Regional Medical Center in the Willard Auditorium.

Teresa Bryan, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham where she serves as a clinical educator in the Division of General Internal Medicine. She graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and subsequently completed residency training in Internal Medicine at UAB. Her clinical duties are at the Veteran’s Administration in Birmingham where she is an attending physician in the Resident’s Primary Care Clinic and in the Emergency Room. She is the director of the Women Veteran’s Clinic and serves as Chair of the VA Peer Reviews Committee. She is the coordinator of the Ambulatory Block Month for Internal Medicine residents and Co-Director of the Internal Medicine Women’s Health Track. Special interests include women’s health, quality improvement, and teaching residents to deal with challenging situations such as addiction and substance abuse.

The Alice McLean Stewart Endowed Lecture on Addiction Education is supported by the University of Alabama School of Medicine – Tuscaloosa Campus and the College of Community Health Sciences.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education to physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.