NEWS

Garner to Receive the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award

Margaret Pipkin Garner, assistant dean for health education and outreach in The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, has been named the 2011 recipient of the American Dietetic Association’s highest honor, the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award.

College Provides AED Training

Efforts to place AEDs in buildings across The University of Alabama campus began last year and as awareness of the AED grows, so are the number of faculty and staff being trained to use the devices.

Alice McLean Stewart Endowed Lecture on Addiction

The Alice McLean Stewart Endowed Lecture on Addiction will be Tuesday November 8th in the Willard Auditorium of DCH Regional Medical Center. Dr. Lori L. Davis will present “Does Concurrent Substance Use Disorder Reduce the Effectiveness of Antidepressant Medication Treatment of Major Depression?”.

O'Neal Lecture – Dr. Cassandra Simon

The Dr. Joe W. and Virginia Hursey O’Neal Endowed Lecture will be Tuesday October 25th in the Willard Auditorium of DCH Regional Medical Center. Dr. Cassandra Simon will present “Each Life Matters: Saving Families from Grief Through Breast Cancer Early Detection.”

Telepsychiatry: Moving Mental Health Care Closer to Rural Patients

In Alabama, 42 percent of the population lives in a federally designated mental health professional shortage area. In the state’s rural communities, mental health services are in even shorter supply.