Displaying items by tag: department of family and community medicine

The K23 research project focuses on the adaptation of a behavioral physical activity intervention with peer support for women with HIV and co-occurring hypertension. 
UAB has been awarded a grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to address disparities in health equity by improving access to quality health care in rural communities.
Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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This funding will be used to increase educational activities for medical students, including a mentorship with family medicine physicians, a 10-patient panel to work with over four years, leadership and interprofessional education, and more.   
Asif represents the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, where he also holds a national leadership position.
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and Mental Health Awareness Month. UAB physicians offer tips for how to maintain a healthy mind and body.
Clinical experience during COVID-19 showed that a combination of sports medicine and pediatric cardiology would be helpful for young athletes.
Lack of infrastructure and medical facilities has slowed vaccination rates in some rural counties.
For this UAB Institute for Arts in Medicine Virtual Mental Health Monday, Brandi Shah, M.D., UAB physician, creative writer and digital storyteller, and David Fakunle, Ph.D., public health scholar-practitioner and professional storyteller, will speak.
Irfan Asif takes on a new role as associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Health in the UAB School of Medicine.
Irfan Asif, M.D., has been working with the team since last year, helping them safely train and remain in peak physical shape during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new course, “Holding Space: Power of Storytelling in Medicine,” teaches medical students to see patients as storytellers and experts about their own lives.
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