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Posts Tagged ‘College of Community Health Sciences’

UA’s Garner to Receive American Dietetic Association’s Highest Award

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.

Area Students Learn About Rural Health Care at UA

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.

Rural Mental Health Issues Take Center Stage at Upcoming UA Conference

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.

‘Hip Hop Doc’ Breaks Down Medical Careers at UA’s Rural Health Care Minority Summit

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.

UA Seeks Students to Attend Rural Healthcare Minority Summit

Nominations of high school students are being sought for the first Rural Healthcare Minority Summit on Friday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Jan. 22, on The University of Alabama campus.

UA’s Rural Health Conference Focuses on Patient-Centered Partnerships

“Partnering for Care: Where Do You Fit?” is the theme for the 11th annual Rural Health Conference, which will be offered Wednesday, Sept. 1, and Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus.

Area Students Learn about Rural Health Care at UA

Two groups of students from across the state were on campus recently for the Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars Programs in The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences.

UA Faculty Member Inducted into Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame

Dr. John Wheat, professor of community and rural medicine in The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, was recently inducted into the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame in Montgomery.

UA’s Rural Health Institute Awarded Grant to Expand Telemedicine Efforts

The University of Alabama’s Rural Health Institute for Clinical and Translational Science has received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grant Program to expand telemedicine efforts in rural Alabama.

UA Researchers Receive Grant to Study Stigma of AIDS in Rural America

Dr. Susan Gaskins and Dr. Pam Foster of The University of Alabama will investigate the impact of disclosing an AIDS diagnosis on rural African-American men under a $100,000 grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research.