Dr. Catherine Lavender is associate professor in the Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine and also cares for patients at University Medical Center, which the College operates.
Lavender worked at Pickens County Medical Center and Carrollton Primary Care before joining the College. She was a member of the Pickens County Medical Center’s Hospital Board and its Medical Staff Executive Committee. Lavender also served as a community professor for the College’s Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine, a volunteer preceptor for CCHS medical students and residents, and as an affiliate professor for the College’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Lavender graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Biology from The University of Alabama. She received her medical degree from the UA School of Medicine and completed her residency training at the UA Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency, which is operated by the College. She completed an obstetrics fellowship at Austin Medical Education Program in Texas.
Lavender is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a member of the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
She has received numerous awards from the UA School of Medicine, including Excellence and Dedication in Teaching, Outstanding Services in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Outstanding Research Award.(205) 348-2285 firstname.lastname@example.org