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WBRC: Immunizations for the Elderly

Dr. Jane Weida discusses the importance of immunization shots for elderly individuals.  

McKinney Selected for Fellowship

Robert McKinney, assistant professor of social work in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, was among 16 faculty nationwide chosen for the 2018 class of the Society of Teachers in Family Medicine’s Behavioral Science/Family Systems Educator Fellowship.

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Bama Theatre’s ‘Evening of African Film’ showcases the continent’s culture

The fifth annual Tuscaloosa Evening of African Film, co-sponsored by the University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, will be held this Saturday. This year’s 
marquee film is a 2014 Nigerian production called “Dazzling Mirage,” which tells the story of a young woman with 
sickle-cell disease.

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Dean talks to Alabama Public Radio about potential impact of Affordable Care Act repeal

The Affordable Care Act is seen as one of the defining pieces of President Obama’s legacy – and the new Republican majority has targeted it for repeal. Leading lawmakers in both houses of Congress have begun work dismantling Obamacare – despite not having any plan in place for a replacement, and despite polling that suggests an […]

Madeleine Hill, a longtime friend of the College and a member of its Board of Visitors, spoke about the benefits of tai chi, and introduced students to a few basic movements of sun, one of the five basic styles of the Chinese martial art.

Med students practice tai chi, learn health benefits

Medical students learned about the health benefits of tai chi along with a few basic movements on Jan. 13 at Dean’s Hour at The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences. Madeleine Hill, a longtime friend of the College and a member of its Board of Visitors, spoke about the benefits of tai chi, […]