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New faculty to fill leadership roles

Dr. Thomas Weida joins the College of Community Health Sciences this summer as associate dean of Clinical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, assuming a major leadership and administrative role, particularly in the College’s clinical enterprise. His wife, Dr. Jane Weida, also joins the College this summer as associate director of The University of Alabama Family […]

College hosts annual Research and Scholarly Activity Day

A total of 42 posters were presented by College of Community Health Sciences’s faculty, staff, resident physicians, medical students and graduate students at its 7th annual Research and Scholarly Activity Day April 9. Winners were named in three categories: Faculty and Staff 1st Place—Thad Ulzen, MD, Gordon Donnir, MD, John C. Higginbotham, PhD, Laurence Jerome, […]

Leeper honored for contributions of statistical knowledge to medical, public health research

Dr. James Leeper, a professor in the Department of Community and Rural Medicine at the College of Community Health Sciences, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. Leeper was recognized for “continuous contributions of statistical knowledge to the medical and public health research communities; for outstanding mentorship and teaching of medical, […]

Boxmeyer to receive award at UA Faculty Research Day

Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer, associate professor in the College’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, will be presented with The University of Alabama President’s Faculty Research Award for the College of Community Health Sciences on April 8 as part of the University’s first Faculty Research Day. Boxmeyer is among 13 faculty members across campus to be […]

University Medical Center expands evening hours

The University Medical Center, which is operated by The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, will expand its evening hours beginning next month in an effort to increase access to health care for West Alabama residents. Effective April 6, the center will be open from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays for scheduled appointments and urgent […]