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Faculty Experts Directory

Faculty Experts Directory The College of Community Health Sciences Faculty Experts Directory is a guide to selected faculty, staff, physicians and other health care professionals who are willing to be interviewed and who can provide comments, quotes and expert insight about a wide variety of health and medical news stories and topics. Alcohol, Tobacco, and […]

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Residency Alumna Receives Prestigious School of Medicine Award, College faculty & Departments Honored with Argus Awards, and Publications

Residency Alumna Receives Prestigious School of Medicine Award Dr. Beverly Jordan, an alumna of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, which is operated by the College of Community Health Sciences, received the Martha Myers Role Model Award from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. Jordan, who practices family and sports medicine in Enterprise, […]

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Optometry could play informative role in return-to-play decisions after concussions

Since eyes can provide a window into the brain’s functioning after exposure to sports-related impacts, optometry could play an important, supportive role in return-to-play decisions after concussions, according to Dr. Katherine Weise, professor of Pediatric/Binocular Vision at the UAB School of Optometry and eye doctor for the UAB football team. Weise presented, “Concussion: The Hype, […]

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First-year medical students honored at annual White Coat Ceremony

The University of Alabama School of Medicine on August 12 welcomed 186 students in the entering class of 2018 and presented them with their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony. A portion of those students will complete their third- and fourth-years of medical school at the College of Community Health Sciences, which, […]

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Rural Medical Scholars Orientation

Ten University of Alabama students studying to become physicians and planning to practice in rural Alabama attended an orientation session August 21 hosted by the College of Community Health Sciences. The students are participating in the College’s Rural Medical Scholars Program, a five-year medical education program that leads to early admission to the University of […]

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Preview: Scholarship Conference – Latinos and Cardiometabolic Disease

Dr. Bertha Hidalgo, an associate scientist at the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center and Faculty Scholar at the UAB Center for the Study of Community Health, will provide the September 25 Scholarship Conference lecture hosted by the College of Community Health Sciences. Her lecture will focus on innovative research on Latinos and cardiometabolic diseases – […]

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Resident recognized with School of Medicine award

Dr. Russ Guin, a resident with The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, received the 2018 Argus Award for Best Resident Educator from the UA School of Medicine.   Argus Awards are presented annually to faculty, programs and departments of the School of Medicine. Medical students nominate and vote for professors, courses and course directors […]

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All of Us Research Program at UA Enrolling Participants

Participating sites in the national All of Us Research Program, including The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, have received another round of funding for work on the landmark effort to advance individualized care, prevention and treatment for people of all backgrounds.   The All of Us program is part of the National […]

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College of Community Health Sciences Kicks Off 2018 UA Flu Shot Campaign

The annual University of Alabama flu shot campaign kicks off September 12, 2018, and continues through late November with free flu shots provided at locations across campus, including the Quad, university buildings and student residence halls.   The goal of the campaign, led by UA’s College of Community Health Sciences and now in its seventh […]