The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will once again be hosting the Brussels Sprout Challenge during the American Heart Association West Alabama Heart Walk on Saturday, March 25. The College is partnering with Manna Grocery and Deli to roast and serve Brussels sprouts at the walk, which will start at 8 a.m. […]
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To help society become smarter consumers in pharmacies, Dean and professor of Family Medicine in College of Community Health Sciences Dr. Rick Streiffer presented a lecture entitled, “Over-the-Counter Drugs: A Prescription for Confusion” on Thursday. Streiffer initially spoke about how common the confusion in buying over-the-counter drugs is for most ages, and how people in […]
Pickens County Herald: Cooking healthier a goal of UA partnership student March 8, 2017 – Courtney Rentas, a Fellow with The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership, is teaching a nutritional cooking class to freshmen at Aliceville High School this semester.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 17 percent of high school students in […]
Before I began working in Pickens County, I had little experience with agriculture-based communities. I was even less familiar with the seemingly paradoxical association of those communities with food deserts. According to the USDA, a food desert is an area lacking healthy food options or where unhealthy food options are more accessible than healthy options. […]
My name is Courtney and I am originally from a large suburb of Chicago called Naperville, Illinois. I graduated summa cum laude from The University of Alabama in May 2016 with a BS in biology and a BA in psychology. I will start medical school in the fall of 2017, though I haven’t yet decided […]
Dr. Jane Weida discusses the importance of immunization shots for elderly individuals.
Ten students from rural Alabama have been accepted into The University of Alabama’s Rural Medical Scholars Program this year. The Rural Medical Scholars Program, which is part of UA’s College of Community Health Sciences and has been cited nationally as a model program for educating rural physicians, is a five-year medical education program for rural […]
Hello! My name is Laura Beth , but everyone calls me L.B. I’m from Tuscaloosa and have lived here my entire life. I received both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from The University of Alabama. As an undergrad, I interned at Tuscaloosa’s One Place, a family resource center that promotes self-sufficiency, strengthening […]
Lissa Handley Tyson is a Birmingham native, but she says she has come to love the smaller city of Enterprise. Tyson came to Enterprise to work with Dr. Beverly Jordan and others with Professional Medical Associates. She is a third-year medical student at the University of Alabama Birmingham’s Tuscaloosa campus and is one of nine […]
Take a look at this U.S. News slideshow with several quotes from Dr. Thomas Weida, Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at CCHS.
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