UA Matters: Effects of Chronic Stress

Some side effects of stress, like a headache, can be felt immediately. But too much stress over time can wreak havoc on the body. Some chronic health conditions can be attributed to long-term stress, said The University of Alabama’s Dr. Harriet Myers. Here are a few chronic side effects from long-term stress…

Spring scholarships awarded to medical students

Four medical students receiving their clinical education at the College of Community Health Sciences were awarded scholarships. Danielle Fincher, a third-year medical student, was awarded the Larry Mayes Endowed Scholarship. The award for 2016 was $2,000. The Larry Mayes Endowed Scholarship is awarded to medical students at the University of Alabama School of Medicine’s Tuscaloosa […]

Grants, fellows and coordinator selected for Health Care Teaching County Partnership

Grants have been funded, fellows have been named and a coordinator has been selected for The University of Alabama and Pickens County Health Care Teaching County Partnership. The partnership of UA and Pickens County and its medical center seeks to provide sustainable health care for the rural county and “real world” training for UA students. […]