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Churches could be key to ending HIV stigma in rural Alabama, WBHM reports

Pamela Payne-Foster, MD, MPH, associate professor for Department of Community and Rural Medicine and the deputy director for the Institute for Rural Health Research at the College of Community Health Sciences, has been researching HIV in the South since the early 2000s. Over and over she has heard her HIV patients in the Black Belt […]

HELPING HANDS: Medical students volunteer at the Arc of Tuscaloosa County

The Tuscaloosa News |  Luke Iannuzzi and 37 fellow first-year students in the University of Alabama School of Medicine spent their fourth morning in medical school painting, sanding and trimming hedges. The students gathered Thursday morning at the Arc of Tuscaloosa County on University Boulevard in Tuscaloosa as volunteers helping out around the nonprofit agency that […]

College hosts conference about Patient-Centered Medical Home

College of Community Health Sciences faculty and staff, along with healthcare providers from Tuscaloosa and across the state, gathered for a two-day study and discussion on the Patient-Centered Medical Home. The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a model of primary care delivery that is patient-centered, comprehensive, coordinated, accessible and focuses on quality and safety, according […]