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College welcomes new Behavioral Health Fellow

The College of Community Health Sciences welcomes Dr. Danielle Andrews to the Behavioral Health Fellowship. The Behavioral Health fellowship along with Obstetrics, Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Hospital Medicine, and Rural Public Psychiatry comprise the seven fellowships offered by the College. Each fellowship is a year-long program designed to offer additional, specialized training to […]

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Medical students at College recognized for patient-centered care

Six University of Alabama School of Medicine students completing their clinical years of education at the College of Community Health Sciences have been recognized as 2017 Gold Humanism Honor Society inductees. The students are: Rachel Daniell and Amie Lemley of the Class of 2017; and Mary Craig, Luke Iannuzzi, John Pickering and Christopher Ray of […]

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College welcomes back residency graduates as fellows

Three recent graduates of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency are returning to the College of Community Health Sciences as fellows. Drs. Carrie Coxwell and Blake DeWitt join the College’s Obstetrics fellowship, and Dr. Keirsten Smith joins the Sports Medicine fellowship. The college operates the UA Family Medicine Residency, which is the third largest […]

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New Emergency Medicine Fellows Kick-Off First Rotations of Year-Long Fellowship

The newest addition to graduate medical education at the College of Community Health Sciences kicked off in July with the appointments of Dr. Michelle Pike and Dr. Owen Ulmer to its Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Both family medicine physicians have begun rotations, based primarily at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, MS. Each has come with a […]

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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, […]