Many expectant mothers in rural counties are having to travel more than 50 miles for OB/GYN visits and hospitals that will deliver their babies, according to a WFSA-NBC in Montgomery news report. The report included an interview with Dan Avery, MD, chair and professor of the College of Community Health Sciences’s Department of Obstetrics and […]
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During several fall months in 2013 a The University of Alabama, nurses from University Medical Center (operated by the College) the Student Health Center and the Capstone College of Nursing set up tents, held signs and administered flu shots to students, faculty and staff.
A crowd of about 200 students from Kindergarten to twelfth grade made its way into a school gym in rural Newbern, Ala. They wandered to displays at about 15 or so tables set up along the gym walls. They planted spinach seeds in decomposable pots of soil at one table, competed in jump rope contests […]
Dan Avery, MD, chair and professor of the College’s department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, keeps up his OB/GYN practice in rural Winfield, Ala.
The College provides psychiatric care and diabetes education through telemedicine, and its programs are continuing to expand.
A Milestone Luncheon was held on April 21, 2014, at the Bryant Conference Center to honor faculty members who have reached 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and 45 years of service to The University of Alabama.
The College of Community Health Sciences hosted Kathleen Brooks, MD, MBA, MPA, in April as a consultant to assist in the development of the Tuscaloosa Longitudinal Community Curriculum (TLC2) – an innovative program that enables third-year medical students to train in community settings over a period of months under the supervision of experienced primary care physicians.
Cathy Gresham, MD, is retiring from the College next month after more than 18 years of service. Gresham was the director of Medical Student Affairs and a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine.
A patient-centered medical home model of care is exactly what Chelley Alexander, MD, envisions for University Medical Center. Alexander, chair of the Department of Family Medicine at The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, which operates UMC, is helping lead a pilot program that will create such a model of care at the […]
The College of Community Health Sciences held its Sixth Annual Research Day on April 16. The annual event is hosted in order to give medical and graduate students, resident physicians, faculty and staff who are working on various research projects the opportunity to display their findings. It is designed to show collaboration among CCHS departments and across The University of Alabama.
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