Entries by Josh Sahib

UA News: UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program Adds 10 New Students

Ten students from rural Alabama have been accepted into The University of Alabama’s Rural Medical Scholars Program this year. The Rural Medical Scholars Program, which is part of UA’s College of Community Health Sciences and has been cited nationally as a model program for educating rural physicians, is a five-year medical education program for rural […]

Meeting the Fellows: L.B.

Hello! My name is Laura Beth , but everyone calls me L.B. I’m from Tuscaloosa and have lived here my entire life. I received both my bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work from The University of Alabama. As an undergrad, I interned at Tuscaloosa’s One Place, a family resource center that promotes self-sufficiency, strengthening […]

Southeast Sun: New medical school program brings Birmingham native to Enterprise

Lissa Handley Tyson is a Birmingham native, but she says she has come to love the smaller city of Enterprise. Tyson came to Enterprise to work with Dr. Beverly Jordan and others with Professional Medical Associates. She is a third-year medical student at the University of Alabama Birmingham’s Tuscaloosa campus and is one of nine […]

WBRC: New UA partnership aimed at sustaining and improving health care in rural west AL

A new partnership between The University of Alabama and Pickens County is aimed at sustaining and increasing health care services in a rural area, where it can often be a struggle to keep these services available. The initial concept for The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership began growing several years ago when Pickens County Medical […]

WVUA: First Year UA Medical Students Serve Tuscaloosa Community

Before picking up their books and beginning medical school, first-year Alabama medical students committed a day doing good in the community. As part of orientation week, incoming med students participated in “fun day,” a day of service in the Tuscaloosa community. This year’s fun day involved working in Jeremiah’s Community Garden, a place dedicated to […]

PCH: Hospital Committee talks UA-Pickens County Partnership

Pickens County Herald: Hospital Committee talks UA-Pickens County Partnership June 15, 2016 – The Friends of the Hospital Committee came bearing good news to share with the Pickens County Commission Thursday, June 9. The news included how funding would be used in the University of Alabama/Pickens County Healthcare Teaching County Partnership as well as introducing […]