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Accolades for Dr. Abbey Gregg

Dr. Abbey Gregg, assistant professor in the College of Community Health Sciences Department of Community Medicine and Population Health, received funding for research and travel from The University of Alabama Council on Community-Based Partnerships. Gregg received $3,250 from the council’s Seed Funding Committee for her project, “Readiness for Community Paramedicine and Integrated Mobile Health Care […]


Accolades for Wyndy Looney

Wyndy Looney, director of Nursing for University Medical Center, will be honored April 6 by the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing for being a valued clinical partner. Looney will be presented with the Janet S. Awtrey Award, which recognizes nurse leaders in practice for their unique contributions to the Capstone College of Nursing […]


College hosts annual Brussels Sprout Challenge at Heart Walk

For the fourth year in a row, the College of Community Health Sciences hosted its Brussels Sprout Challenge as part of the American Heart Association West Alabama Heart Walk, held March 3 in downtown Tuscaloosa. The College again partnered with Manna Grocery and Deli in Tuscaloosa, which roasted and donated nearly 1,200 Brussels sprouts for […]


New Chief Residents Announced

Three residents of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency have been named chief residents: Drs. Russell Guin, Elizabeth Junkin and Tiffani Thomas. The residency is a three-year post-graduate medical education program of the College of Community Health Sciences that leads to board certification in Family Medicine. The residents were elected by their peers for […]


It’s a Match

Fourth-year medical students at the College of Community Health Sciences learned March 16 through the National Resident Matching Program where they will spend the next stage of their graduate medical education. The 26 students were among the thousands across the country who entered into the Main Residency Match and received residency placements. The students, who […]


Health Care Town Hall

Dr. Richard Streiffer, dean of the College of Community Health Sciences, recently participated in a panel discussion filmed for UA-Public Television’s “Future of Health Care” segment that will air later this year. Other panelists included Dr. Debra Whisenant, assistant professor in the UA Capstone College of Nursing, and Dr. William Curry, associate dean for Primary […]


On Rounds Archive

2016 Fall Winter 2015 Spring 2014 Spring Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Fall – 40th Commemorative 2011 Spring-Summer Fall 2010 Winter/Spring Fall 2009 Volume 17 Number 7 2008 Volume 16 Number 6 2007 Volume 16 Number 4 Volume 16 Number 5 2006 Volume 15 Number 3 2005 Volume 15 Number 2 2004 Volume 14 Number 1 […]


UMC dietitian elected to national academy position

Suzanne Henson, RD, MS, a registered dietitian at University Medical Center, was elected Alabama’s delegate to the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She will serve a three-year term. The academy is the world’s largest organization of food and nutritional professionals. Its membership includes more than 100,000 credentialed practitioners, including registered dietitian nutritionists, dietetic technicians, […]


Flu season more active than usual

The current flu season has been unusually active, with approximately 6.4 percent of doctor visits in 2018 alone for flu or for flu-like illnesses, said Wyndy Looney, director of Nursing at University Medical Center. She said so far this year, flu activity is higher than peak flu activity observed during many previous flu seasons. Looney […]