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UA Engages in Intervention Pilot Program for Childhood Obesity

Faculty from The University of Alabama and community members from Alabama’s Black Belt region have been awarded $45,000 to support a childhood obesity prevention plan through Project UNITED’s Intervention Pilot Program.

Campus-wide Flu Shot Campaign Under Way at UA

A University of Alabama campaign to vaccinate faculty, staff and students against the flu this year begins in mid-September and will continue into November.

UA Matters: What is West Nile Virus?

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Jared Ellis provides some basic information about West Nile Virus, as well as ways to prevent it.

UA’s University Medical Center Offers Evening Appointments

University Medical Center, located on The University of Alabama campus, has expanded its evening hours to include scheduled patient appointments.

UA’s Avery Receives Health Policy Leadership Award

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Daniel Avery was the 2014 recipient of the Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Health Policy Leadership Award, which is awarded to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to improve the health status of an individual, a group of people or a population.

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 2

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement ceremony Aug. 2 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

UA Matters: Staying Safe in the Water

As the summer heats up, many like to cool down by taking a swim. Before jumping into those cool waters, check out these water safety tips from The University of Alabama’s Dr. Brian Gannon.

UA Discussion Focuses on Business Side of Patient-Centered Medical Home

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will host a panel discussion concerning the business side of a patient-centered medical home on July 25.

UA Health Sciences to Host Patient-Centered Medical Home Conference

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will host a conference this month that focuses on the Patient-Centered Medical Home and ways that physicians and other health-care providers can incorporate this model of care into their medical practices.

UA Matters: Ways to Avoid Heat Stroke

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney offers a few tips on how to enjoy the summer sun and stay safe.

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