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Health equity still out of reach

African-American women are more likely to die of breast and cervical cancer than white women. African-American men are more likely to die of prostate cancer than white men. Hispanic and Native American women have higher rates of cervical cancer than women of other racial and ethnic groups. These disparities, as reported by the National Cancer […]

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New CCHS Faculty

Dr. Maryam Jafari Bidgoli joined the College as assistant professor of Health Economics in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health and the Institute for Rural Health Research. Bidgoli earned doctoral and master’s degrees in Economics from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She served as a visiting assistant professor of Health Economics for […]

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January 2019 Accolades: Dr. Robert Sheppard and Dr. Nathan Culmer

Dr. Robert Sheppard, associate professor of medicine and founder and director of the College’s Hospitalist Medicine Services and Hospitalist Medicine Fellowship, was awarded the 2019 Distinguished Service Award from The University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association. The award is given “For superior accomplishments and contributions to the University of Alabama School of Medicine.” Sheppard was […]

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Mission Moment: Millennials changing food trends, benefits everyone

Millennials are driving trends in the food industry, but those changes can help everyone, said Suzanne Henson, a registered dietitian at University Medical Center, which is operated by the College of Community Health Sciences. Henson, also assistant professor in the College’s Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine, gave the first presentation of the spring […]

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November 2018 Accolades

Dr. Gregg Bell, assistant professor in the College’s Department of Community Medicine and Population Health and Institute for Rural Health Research, provided a poster presentation about his research on National Data Centers at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo in San Diego, California, November 10-14. Research on long-acting, reversible contraception conducted by […]

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Online exhibition examines smoking in the military

The latest online exhibition of The University of Alabama Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society examines smoking in the military and was released in November to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Dr. Alan Blum, the College’s Gerald Leon Wallace, MD, Endowed Chair in Family Medicine, also […]

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Graettinger speaks at Chamber event

Dr. Kristine Graettinger, associate professor and chair of the College’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, provided the December presentation for the Women’s Leadership Alliance Lunch & Learn. The Women’s Leadership Alliance is part of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama. “One of my favorite things about obstetrics and gynecology is guiding women through important […]

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Genes can provide information about drug addiction, treatment

Understanding the genes that play a role in addiction could help predict who becomes addicted and how people might respond to treatment, said Dr. Jeremy Day, assistant professor of Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Day provided the College’s Alice Mclean Stewart Endowed Lecture for Addiction Education on November 30. His talk was […]

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Medical student at CCHS awarded scholarship to study abroad

David Osula, a University of Alabama School of Medicine student completing his clinical education at the College, was awarded a study abroad scholarship to complete a clinical elective in Peru. Earlier this year, School of Medicine students had the opportunity to submit proposals to UAB International Medical Education for study trips to underserved communities. Eight […]