NEWS

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]