December 4, 2023

Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster, professor of community medicine and population health with CCHS, co-authored two articles —”Church leaders share and implement solution-focused health strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic in rural Alabama” and “HIV Knowledge, Risk Factors, and Utilization of Services in the US Rural Deep South”— both published in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. To view her second article, click here. Payne-Foster also co-authored “Providers’ Perspectives on Patient Health Literacy in the Rural Deep South”, which will be published in the Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care, Volume 23.

Congratulations to CCHS faculty and residents recognized at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine annual Argus Awards in Birmingham on Nov. 17:

School-wide award

Tuscaloosa campus awards

The Argus Awards honor faculty and residents for their leadership and service. Medical students vote to select award winners for each category. CCHS is a regional campus of the UAB Heersink School of Medicine.