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Archive for the ‘Obesity’ Specialty

Blum, Alan

Professor and the Gerald Leon Wallace Chair in Family Medicine 205/348-1372 (o) ablum@cchs.ua.edu Dr. Blum is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on tobacco and its effects on society. A renowned family medicine educator, practitioner and innovator, Blum founded, in 1977, DOC (Doctors Ought to Care), a national non-profit organization assisting in school health education and in community […]

Garner, Margaret

associate professor of family medicine; assistant dean for health education & outreach 205/348-2880 mgarner@cchs.ua.edu A clinical nutritionist, Garner’s interests include: children’s health, eating disorders, diet, obesity, weight-reduction methods, obese children, dietary management of diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, cardiovascular disease, making the most of fast foods and convenience products; nutrition and wellness  

Hamilton, James

associate professor of psychology 205/348-0189 jhamilto@gp.as.ua.edu Hamilton studies medical illness behavior, with a particular focus on excessive or gratuitous illness behavior.