The public is invited to learn how the face of medicine has changed over the years at an upcoming symposium hosted by The University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences.
Telemedicine is a key component to providing specialty care in rural areas, said one University of Alabama professor. With the help of a grant, Dr. Lloyda Williamson had an opportunity to see how telemedicine programs work in other places.
The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement ceremonies Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 in Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.
The University of Alabama's Rural Health Leaders Pipeline was recognized nationally with an Outstanding Rural Health Program Award from the National Rural Health Association.
The University of Alabama and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have partnered together to create a trained workforce capable of meeting the medical and mental health needs of veterans in rural communities.
Researchers from The University of Alabama were awarded a three-year, $800,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and support collaborative research between academic researchers and residents of Alabama communities disproportionately impacted by poor health.
A free community screening of the film, “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare,” will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.
Partnering with rural communities to reduce obesity is the topic of the 14th Annual Rural Health Conference hosted by The University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences and its Institute for Rural Health Research.
Five University of Alabama School of Medicine students now in their fourth-year residency at UA's College of Community Health Sciences were elected as members of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
The University of Alabama Institute for Rural Health Research is seeking nominations for its 2013 Rural Health Heroes Awards. The awards will honor rural health care providers and others who assist in reducing or preventing obesity and promoting wellness.
The University Medical Center's Diabetes Self-Management Education Program, part of The University of Alabama, has earned national recognition from the American Diabetes Association for providing high-quality education services to patients. The program recently received the Education Recognition Award.
Two select groups of students from across the state were recently on campus for the Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars programs in The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences.
Dr. Richard H. Streiffer, professor and past chairman of the department of family and community medicine at Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, has been appointed dean of The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, the Tuscaloosa branch campus of the UA School of Medicine.
Margaret P. Garner, associate professor in The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, has been named director-at-large for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association.
Emergency preparedness and response will be the focus of the 13th Annual Rural Health Conference presented by The University of Alabama Institute for Rural Health Research.
The Project Rebound program at The University of Alabama is offering crisis counseling for students impacted by the April 2011 tornadoes.
University of Alabama researchers have received a multiyear grant to examine the role that African-American congregations can play in reducing HIV/AIDS-related stigma in rural Alabama.
The University of Alabama Institute for Rural Health Research is seeking nominations for the Rural Health Heroes Awards. The awards will honor health-care providers and others who assisted victims of Alabama’s April 27, 2011, tornadoes.
An outreach program launched in November through The University of Alabama’s Rural Health Scholars Program aims to encourage young people to examine careers in health care. The Hale County Health Scholars Program selected 10 students in the 10th grade from across Hale County through an application process.
The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences’ Health Sciences Library has received one of only seven grants the National Library of Medicine awarded nationwide for disaster health information outreach and collaboration projects.
Dr. James Robinson, a family and sports medicine physician and head team physician for The University of Alabama Athletic Department, has been appointed the first Endowed Chair of Sports Medicine for Family Physicians at UA's College of Community Health Sciences.
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.
Two select groups of students from across the state were recently on campus for the Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars Programs in The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences.
Zelia Baugh, the newly appointed commissioner of the Alabama Department of Mental Health, will be a keynote speaker at the 12th annual Rural Health Conference on Monday, April 25, and Tuesday, April 26, at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.
Family physician and author Dr. Rani G. Whitfield of television’s “Hip Hop Doc” will give the keynote address at the first Rural Health Care Minority Summit on Saturday, Jan. 22, at The University of Alabama.