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Area Students Get Feel For Rural Health During UA Summer Program

Two select groups of students from across the state were recently on The University of Alabama campus for the Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars programs in the College of Community Health Sciences. These two five-week programs introduce students from rural areas to college life and give them an orientation to the need […]


Faculty, resident learn about culinary medicine curriculum

Faculty and a family medicine resident at the College of Community Health Sciences spent two days in New Orleans brushing up on their cooking skills and learning more about the medical student curriculum at Tulane University’s Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine. The Goldring Center hosted the two-day retreat welcoming universities and health care centers that […]


Faculty to take on new roles in Family Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Faculty in the departments of Family Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the College of Community Health Sciences will be taking on new roles. Dr. Richard Friend is now Chair of Family Medicine. Friend, who is also the director of the The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, had been serving as Interim Chair of the […]

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Family Medicine Residents recognized at graduation ceremony

Fourteen physicians graduated June 21 from The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency and will soon begin their own practices in Alabama and other states, and several will go on to complete fellowship programs. The residency is operated by the College of Community Health Sciences and provides physicians with three years of specialty training in […]


Robinson to join College as full-time faculty

Dr. James Robinson, the College of Community Health Sciences’s Endowed Chair of Sports Medicine, is relocating and changing the scope of his private practice. Starting July 1, 2015, Robinson’s practice will be located at University Medical Center, which is operated by the College. He will also become a full-time professor of Sports Medicine for the College. […]