2007 Articles of Interest

Dr. Deanah Maxwell, a family medicine resident, and Josh Bell, a third year medical student,  both at the College of Community Health Sciences, have won 2008 Rural Health Awards from the National Rural Health Association.  http://uanews.ua.edu/anews2008/may08/medaward052208.htm

Dr. John Higginbotham, associate dean for research and health policy at The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, has received the 2008 Dr. Ira L. Meyers Award for Excellence in Public Health.  http://uanews.ua.edu/anews2008/apr08/myers042508.htm

The Dr. Bill deShazo Sports Medicine Center, located at University Medical Center, celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, April 14th on the quad prior to the A-Day spring football game.  http://media.www.cw.ua.edu/media/storage/paper959/news/2008/04/14/News/Sports.Medicine.Center.Celebrates.Grand.Opening-3322097.shtml

Sara Beth Bush and Charlton P. Dennison, both 3rd year medical students at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, Tuscaloosa Campus, are getting enhanced training in rural medical practice through a new program in Tuscaloosa – the Tuscaloosa Experience in Rural Medicine or “TERM”.  http://uanews.ua.edu/anews2008/mar08/med031108.htm

Dr. Denise Cora-Bramble, a leading pediatrician and expert in providing services to underserved populations, addressed medical students, residents, faculty and other health care professionals on insights into the relationship between clinical care and culture.  http://uanews.ua.edu/anews2008/jan08/medicine011008.htm