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Posts Tagged ‘Rural Medicine’

Area Students Get Feel For Rural Health During UA Summer Program

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

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 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 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 Institute Accepting Nominations for Rural Health Heroes Award

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.

UA’s Rural Health Conference Focuses on Emergency Preparedness and Response

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.

UA Researchers Win Grant to Study How Congregations Can Reduce AIDS Stigma

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.

UA Researchers to Use Video in Aiding Early Autism Diagnoses

A team of University of Alabama researchers was awarded funding to build a video-based decision-support system aimed at improving diagnosis time for rural Alabama children showing signs of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

UA’s Rural Health Institute Seeks Nominees for Heroes Awards

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.

UA’s Rural Health Scholars Program Reaches Hale County Youth

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.

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