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Substance Abuse Topic of Rural Health Conference

Substance abuse in Alabama and the US was the topic of the 19th Annual Rural Health Conference held April 25-26 at the Bryant Conference Center on The University of Alabama campus. The annual Rural Health Conference is hosted by the College of Community Health Sciences and its Institute for Rural Health Research. This year’s conference, […]

Baltimore Ravens Linebacker C.J. Mosley Praises Dr. Robinson

Dr. James Robinson, endowed chair for Sports Medicine for the College of Community Health Sciences and team physician for the UA Athletic Department, was mentioned in a recent episode of Bama Cuts, a series of casual conversations between UA football players, coaches and former players at the barbershop inside the Mal Moore Facility. In an […]

All of Us Research Program at University Medical Center

The College of Community Health Sciences kicks off its participation in the national All of Us Research Program on May 10 at University Medical Center. All of Us is part of the National Institutes of Health’s effort to advance research into precision medicine. The CCHS kickoff, scheduled from 2 pm to 6 pm, features the […]

From Research to Action: Taking Your Research Beyond the Journal

Dr. Lilanta Bradley, a post-doctoral fellow with the Institute for Rural Health Research, participated in a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded symposium that brings together scholars from historically underrepresented groups working in fields that intersect with health and health care. The Institute for Rural Health Research is part of the College of Community Health Sciences. […]

TLC2 Students Visit Montgomery

Three third-year medical students participating in the College’s Tuscaloosa Longitudinal Community Curriculum traveled to Montgomery March 30 to learn about government relations and physician leadership. They met with Dr. Robert Moon, medical director of the Alabama Medicaid Agency, and with representatives of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. The TLC2 program places third-year […]

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 […]