TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama’s Dr. Daniel Avery was nationally recognized for his work in the medical field and for the dedication he has shown to his students over the years. Avery, professor and chair of the UA College of Community Health Sciences’ department of obstetrics and gynecology, is the 2014 recipient of the […]
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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 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 […]
Forty-three high school students from rural Alabama who are interested in pursuing health care careers participated in two College programs this summer. The programs provide information about how to prepare for medical school and other health professions training and encourage students to return to their hometowns to practice. There is a critical need for health […]
Medical students of the College of Community Health Sciences were inducted this month into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, a signature program of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation established to recognize medical students, residents and faculty who practice patient-centered medical care by modeling the qualities of integrity, excellence, compassion, altruism, respect and empathy. Stevie Nichole […]
Daniel Avery, MD, professor and chair of the College of Community Health Sciences’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was the 2014 recipient of the Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Health Policy Leadership Award, presented by the American Board of Physicians Specialists (ABPS). The award, named for Louis W. Sullivan, MD, the former Secretary of the U.S […]
Richard Friend, MD, director of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency • Tuscaloosa and vice chair of the College’s Department of Family Medicine has been named interim chair of the department. Friend will continue to serve as director of the residency, one of the oldest and largest in the country and part of the […]
HIV/AIDS, long thought an urban disease, has migrated south to rural communities. Nearly 50 percent of all new cases of HIV infection in the United States are in the South, and African-American men and women living in the South are hardest hit. In Alabama, in the impoverished Black Belt region, counties like Lowndes, Hale, Greene, […]
When Pamela Payne Foster, Associate Professor in the College of Community Health Sciences’s Department of Community and Rural Medicine and Deputy Director of the College’s Institute for Rural Health Research, came to Alabama in 2004, she started an HIV/AIDS tour through the Black Belt to raise awareness and increase testing.
As the summer heats up, many like to cool down by taking a swim. Before jumping into those cool waters, check out these water safety tips from The University of Alabama’s Dr. Brian Gannon.
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