DOPM NewsFlashes

Dr. Stefan Kertesz and the Alabama Schweitzer Fellows Program

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) announced the selection of its inaugural class of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows in March 2016.
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Marijuana Hinders Verbal Memory

Dr Kertesz is interviewed in a recent (Feb 2016) issue of UAB's Kaleidoscope

A new research study at UAB suggests that long-term marijuana use can have a negative impact on verbal memory.
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The City of Birmingham was chosen to host a new diabetes management pilot program called Cities for Life.

The Cities for Life program’s many partners — including UAB HealthSmart, UAB’s Department of Family and Community Medicine, and UAB’s Diabetes Research and Training Center Community Engagement Core — will reach out to those with diabetes and those at risk of diabetes and work with them.

UAB medicine professor Dr. Mona N. Fouad (left) and American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation President Mary Jo Welker (right) hope the Cities for Life program will help diabetes patients manage their care.

Read more at:
http://weldbham.com/blog/2012/04/24/birmingham-lands-sweet-diabetes-management-program/
http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2012/04/birmingham_first_city_chosen_f.html