Robert McKinney, assistant professor of social work in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, was among 16 faculty nationwide chosen for the 2018 class of the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine’s Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship.
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The fifth annual Tuscaloosa Evening of African Film, co-sponsored by the University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, will be held this Saturday. This year’s marquee film is a 2014 Nigerian production called “Dazzling Mirage,” which tells the story of a young woman with sickle-cell disease.
The Affordable Care Act is seen as one of the defining pieces of President Obama’s legacy – and the new Republican majority has targeted it for repeal. Leading lawmakers in both houses of Congress have begun work dismantling Obamacare – despite not having any plan in place for a replacement, and despite polling that suggests an […]
Medical students learned about the health benefits of tai chi along with a few basic movements on Jan. 13 at Dean’s Hour at The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences. Madeleine Hill, a longtime friend of the College and a member of its Board of Visitors, spoke about the benefits of tai chi, […]
Empowering women in health care is the topic of the 18th Annual Rural Health Conference hosted by The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences and its Institute for Rural Health Research. The conference, titled “Empowering Women in Health: Bridging the Gap Between Clinical and Community,” will be held March 30-31 at the Bryant […]
By Amelia Neumeister As a foster parent, Dr. Brian Gannon knows that children and families in foster care can face challenges navigating medical care, paperwork, state agencies, schools and other aspects of case management. He has eight children—six of which were adopted. And four of those adoptions were through foster placements. Physicians can legally request […]
More than 50 percent of adults in the US experience intermittent sleep disturbances, and only 30 percent of adults report regularly getting enough sleep. Chronically tired individuals face increased risk of illnesses and an overall lower quality of life, says Dr. Katie Gates, assistant professor of Family Medicine at The University of Alabama College of […]
Dr. Charles LeMaistre, an alumnus of The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences who played a key role in getting health warnings on cigarettes and who served as president of MD Anderson Center for nearly two decades, passed away Jan. 28. He was 92 years old. LeMaistre, a native of Lockhart, Alabama, received his […]
As the Senate takes steps to fast track getting rid of the Affordable Care Act, Dr. Richard Streiffer, dean of The Univeristy of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, says repealing the ACA without replacing it will hurt many rural hospitals struggling to stay open, according to a Fox 6 WBRC report. Even a small change […]
Alabama has seen a spike in the number of flu cases reported, and Dr. Richard Streiffer, dean of The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, says it isn’t too late to get a flu shot, according to reports from CBS 42 WIAT and WVUA. Alabama joins Arizona and Georgia as the three states […]
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