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College faculty present at annual Alabama family physicians meeting

Presentations were made at the annual Alabama Academy of Family Physicians meeting by College of Community Health Sciences faculty. The meeting, held June 26 – 29, 2014, in  Sandestin, Fla., provides networking opportunities and Continuing Medical Education to family physicians, physicians assistants, residents and medical students from across Alabama. An entire day of lectures was […]

College to host Patient-Centered Medical Home conference

The College will host a conference in July that focuses on the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and ways that physicians and other health care providers can incorporate this model of care into their medical practices. The conference, “Building the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Inspiration and Tools to Help Transform Your Practice,” will be held July 25-26 […]

College welcomes new fellows

In July, the College of Community Health Sciences welcomes five new fellows to three of the College’s fellowship programs: Lauren Linken, MD, will join the Obstetrics Fellowship; Shazia Malik, MD, and David Aymond, MD, will join the Hospitalist Fellowship; and Blake Perry, MD, and Jeremy Coleman, MD, will join the Sports Medicine Fellowship. These fellowships, […]

Scarbrough selected to prestigious fellowship

Cathie Scarbrough, MD, an assistant professor in the College’s Department of Family Medicine and assistant director of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, was selected to the University of North Carolina Faculty Development Fellowship in Chapel Hill. This mid-career program for medical educators has a history of developing graduates for careers as leaders in […]

Community and Rural Medicine offers week-long Agricultural Medicine course

In an effort to train health and safety professionals to provide care and prevention services to agricultural producers and their families, as well as those who work in processing of raw agricultural products, the College of Community Health Sciences’ Department of Community and Rural Medicine offered a comprehensive week-long training course on Agricultural Medicine. The […]

Hammond completes Nurse Leadership Program

Angela Hammond, CRNP, a nurse practitioner in the University Medical Center Faculty-Staff Clinic and an inaugural fellow in the Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program, successfully completed the one year program in May 2014. Program components included three leadership retreats as well as distance-based learning activities and a transformative health leadership project. The Duke-Johnson & […]

Rural Medical Scholars students honored at Convocation

Members of the College’s Rural Medical Scholars class of 2013-14 and Rural Community Health Scholars were recognized April 25 at the 18th Annual Rural Health Scholars Convocation. The 18 students also earned certification in Rural Community Health. The Rural Medical Scholars Program is exclusively for college seniors or graduate students from rural Alabama. It is […]