College of Community Health Sciences

A Conversation With Dr. Alan Blum, Gerald Leon Wallace Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at the UA College of Community Health Sciences

Dr. Alan Blum, Gerald Leon Wallace Endowed Chair in Family Medicine at the UA College of Community Health Sciences, discusses why physicians need to be more active and creative in the clinic, classroom and community in smoking prevention and cessation.

“Older people tend to lose their immunity as time goes by, so things they may be immunized for 20 years ago, maybe they’re not still immune.”

Dr. Jane Weida, family practitioner and UA associate professor, discussing why elderly people need shots (Fox 6 (Birmingham))