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The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees has appointed Irfan M. Asif, M.D., chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine and associate dean of primary care and rural health, as the inaugural recipient of the Heersink Endowed Professorship in Sports and Exercise Medicine.
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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a life-threatening event that can happen unexpectedly to anyone, including young individuals. Unlike a heart attack, SCA occurs when the heart suddenly stops functioning, leading to unconsciousness and cessation of breathing. It's crucial to recognize the signs, understand the risks, and be prepared to take action, especially in sports and other high-risk settings.

The one-day conference included talks on common running injuries and treatments, performance optimization, nutrition, mental health and more.
William H. Coleman, Sr., M.D., Ph.D., a longtime physician leader and educator at the UAB Huntsville Regional Medical Campus (HRMC) and champion of rural medicine, died May 11, 2023.
This Primary Care Week, see how primary care providers and leaders across UAB and beyond are working together to meet Alabama's health care challenges and address critical shortages.
National Primary Care Week is Oct. 3-7. Join us as we celebrate primary care at UAB!
Tate Hinkle was elected the student board member of the American Academy of Family Physicians for 2013-2014.