DOPM NewsFlashes

Gift from Rumpshakers 5k

RumpshakersFor the third year in a row, proceeds from the Rumpshakers 5K run for Colon Cancer Awareness were given to the UAB MHRC Patient Navigators to help patients suffering from colon cancer.
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'Outstanding Campaign' Award from UAB Benevolent Fund

'Outstanding Campaign' Award from the UAB Benevolent Fund -- shared by several DOPM employees, Laura Gallitz and Susan Driggers.

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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.

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