Economic impact of practicing rural obstetrics

According to the research of Dan Avery, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the College of Community Health Sciences, a family physician practicing obstetrics in a rural community adds a nearly $1.5 million annual benefit to the local economy. The research article looking at this economic impact was published […]


Students elected to membership in honor medical society

Four University of Alabama School of Medicine students who are receiving their clinical education at the College of Community Health Sciences were elected members of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. The students, all in their fourth-year of medical school, are Chelsea Cernosek, Duncan Harmon, Jamie Leigh Powell and Nathan Wilbanks. Alpha Omega Alpha […]

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Faculty talks Stand Up To Cancer’s ‘tobacco-friendly’ donors

Alan Blum, MD, professor in Family Medicine and the Gerald Leon Wallace Endowed Chair for the College of Community Health Sciences, recently addressed the “tobacco-friendly” donors associated with Stand Up To Cancer, a non-profit cancer group that conducts televised fundraising events, in an article on The Cancer Letter. The group raised more than $109 million […]