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Early Childhood Health Focus of UA’s Rural Health Conference

Early childhood health is the topic of the 15th Annual Rural Health Conference hosted by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences and its Institute for Rural Health Research.

UA Announces 2014 Premier Awards for Scholarship, Leadership

Recipients of the 2014 Premier Awards – the top individual honors for scholarship, leadership and service at The University of Alabama – were announced at a recent presentation dinner. The 2014 UA Premier Award recipients will also be recognized at UA during Honors Week.

UA Seeks Nominations for Rural Health Heroes

The University of Alabama Institute for Rural Health Research is seeking nominations for its 2014 Rural Health Heroes Awards. The awards honor rural health care providers and others in Alabama who assist communities in preventing childhood diseases and illnesses.

UA’s Community Health Sciences Co-Sponsors African Film Event

The second annual Tuscaloosa Evening of African Film, co-sponsored by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, will be held Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

UA’s University Medical Center Has Second Location

The University Medical Center, which is operated by The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, now has a second location.

UA Health-Career Forum Targets Black Male High-School Students

In an effort to address the primary care physician shortage both in Alabama and nationwide, The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences is hosting its first forum geared specifically for African-American male high-school students.

UA Physician’s Film Challenges U.S. Anti-Smoking Efforts

As the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services prepares to commemorate the 50th anniversary this month of the landmark Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health with a new report, a University of Alabama veteran anti-smoking strategist argues in a provocative new documentary released online Wednesday that efforts to reduce smoking have become more symbol than substance.

Exhibition, Film about Landmark Smoking Report Featured at UA

A reception will be held Nov. 20 at The University of Alabama commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark 1964 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health publication and honoring the memory of Dr. Luther Terry, an Alabamian who was the country’s Surgeon General at the time.

­UA’S CCHS to Provide Free Health Screenings to Community

In recognition of National Primary Care week, The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences will provide free health screenings to the Tuscaloosa community Saturday, Nov. 2, at Midtown Village as part of the shopping center’s fall festival.

UA Offers Student Health Fair

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.  – The University of Alabama Student Health Center’s department of health promotion and will host the annual fall student health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, on the Ferguson Center plaza. Free flu shots from the UA Student Health Center will be available to all students, along with food samples from Chipotle […]

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