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UA’s Leeper Honored by American Public Health Association

Dr. James Leeper, a professor in the department of community and rural medicine in The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, was honored by the American Public Health Association for his contributions and commitment to the organization.

Two UA Professors Selected for Research Leadership Roles

Two University of Alabama professors will soon add research leadership responsibilities to their campus roles.

UA’s CCHS Co-Sponsors Evening of African Films

The third annual Tuscaloosa Evening of African Films will be held Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recognizes UA’s Garner

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently recognized Margaret P. Garner, University of Alabama associate professor and interim executive director of the Student Health center, as a Fellow.

UA Matters: Preventing Diabetes

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Joseph Fritz provides some simple precautions that, if followed, can prevent or delay diabetes.

UA Hosts Health Care Journalist, Author for Community Talk

T.R. Reid, a Washington Post journalist and author of the best-selling book, “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care,” will give a community talk at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Tuscaloosa River Market.

UA Matters: Talking to Your Kids About Sex

The University of Alabama’s Dr. Melanie Tucker offers a few tips for talking with your children about sex.

UA Psychologists Receive Grants to Expand ‘Coping Power’ Research

The University of Alabama Center for Prevention of Youth Behavior Problems recently received a pair of grants totaling more than $2.2 million to expand Coping Power, a children’s behavioral therapy program co-designed by Dr. John Lochman, a UA professor.

UA Matters: What to Know if Breast Cancer Runs in Your Family

The University of Alabama’s Dr. John McDonald offers guidance on what women should know if breast cancer runs in their family.

Med Students to Follow Patients Throughout Care in UA Pilot Program

Third-year medical students at The University of Alabama have an opportunity to follow a patient over time through the health care system as part of an innovative new program being piloted this year.

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