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Graduating medical students celebrated at College convocation

Twenty-nine graduating medical students were honored at Senior Convocation, hosted by the College of Community Health Sciences May 19 at the Tuscaloosa River Market. Now physicians, the students are beginning their residency training in programs across 17 states. The University of Alabama School of Medicine students completed their third and fourth years of clinical education […]

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Robinson part of panel focusing on concussion prevention and treatment

Dr. Jimmy Robinson, who holds the Endowed Chair of Sports Medicine for Family Physicians at the College of Community Health Sciences, was part of a panel discussion last month that focused on concussion prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management. Robinson, who is also the lead team physician for UA Athletics, was joined on the University of […]

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Prevention best way to avoid Zika Virus

By Amelia Neumeister “It’s a story that begins with a bug,” said Dr. Heather Taylor, associate professor of Pediatrics at the College of Community Health Sciences, as she began her May 1 lecture as part of the Mini Medical School Program hosted by the College and UA’s OLLI program. In her talk, titled “Zika Virus,” […]

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Summer Sun Safety: Avoiding the Dangers of the Sun’s Rays

By Kim Eaton Those beautiful golden summer rays might look quite appealing after springtime showers, but if you’re not careful, that summer sun can turn dangerous, and fast. “Exertional heat illness is one of the leading causes of death in young athletes each year,” says Dr. Ed Geno, assistant professor in the Department of Family, […]

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Managing diabetes to stay healthy

By Amelia Neumeister Controlling blood sugar is important for people with diabetes, but other conditions need to be managed as well to provide the best health outcomes, according to Dr. Jared Ellis, assistant professor of family medicine for the College of Community Health Sciences and associate director of its Family Medicine Residency. During a presentation […]

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CCHS hosts orientation for incoming medical students

The College of Community Health Sciences hosted 33 University of Alabama School of Medicine students April 27 and 28 who will complete their third and fourth years of medical school in Tuscaloosa. In its role as a regional campus for the School of Medicine, the College provides clinical education for a portion of medical students, […]

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Leeper, Paxon join College

Dr. Connie Leeper joined the College of Community Health Sciences as an assistant professor in the Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine. Leeper graduated cum laude from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. She earned her medical degree and a Master’s of Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She […]

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UA-Pickens County Partnership project focuses on well-being of children and families

Pickens County Head Start, in collaboration with The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership, implemented a program during 2016-2017 school year to promote child and family well-being. The program, Power PATH, provides classroom and parent programs to promote social and emotional well-being in Head Start preschoolers and their caregivers. Preschool teachers in six classrooms at Pickens […]

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Screening, prevention important in combatting breast cancer

By Erin Tech While family history is a risk factor for breast cancer, well more than half of breast cancer cases occur sporadically and are not hereditary, said Dr. Helen Krontiras, who provided the Dr. Joe W. and Virginia Hursey O’Neal Endowed Lecture for the College of Community Health Sciences on May 2. Krontiras, a […]