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College welcomes back residency graduates as fellows

Three recent graduates of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency are returning to the College of Community Health Sciences as fellows. Drs. Carrie Coxwell and Blake DeWitt join the College’s Obstetrics fellowship, and Dr. Keirsten Smith joins the Sports Medicine fellowship. The college operates the UA Family Medicine Residency, which is the third largest […]


Chief residents named for 2017-18 academic year

Three resident physicians in the College’s Family Medicine Residency were selected chief residents for the 2017-2018 academic year. They are Drs. Steven Kelton, Brianna Kendrick and Natalie Kuijpers. Residency Director Dr. Richard Friend says the three have demonstrated academic and clinical excellence as well as an ability to work well with team members. They were […]


College receives grant to provide colonoscopy training to faculty and residents

By Kimberly Florence The College of Community Health Sciences wants to increase the number of colonoscopy procedures performed by family medicine physicians in underserved communities of rural Alabama, and it plans to accomplish this goal through a grant from the American Cancer Society. Dr. Richard Friend, director of the College’s Family Medicine Residency, applied for […]


Resident speaks about hypertension at Mini Medical School

One in three adults in America has hypertension, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, hypertension can be treated with lifestyle modifications and medications, said Dr. Brittney Anderson, a third-year resident physician at The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency. Anderson provided a presentation on hypertension on Nov. 3 as part […]


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 […]


New faculty join CCHS

Dr. Nathan Culmer is assistant professor and director of Academic Technologies and Faculty Development. Culmer leads the utilization of educational and simulation technology as well as distance technology aspects of telehealth services. He also oversees faculty development and is expanding continuing medical education at the College. Culmer received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State University, […]


College merges departments to create Department of Family, Internal and Rural Medicine

The College of Community Health Sciences’ departments of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine have joined, and along with the College’s Rural Health Leaders Pipeline programs, now form the Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine, or FIRM. The University of Alabama Board of Trustees approved the merger at its June 2016 meeting. Dr. Richard Streiffer, […]


College adds Emergency Medicine Fellowship

The College of Community Health Sciences is adding to its offering of graduate medical education an Emergency Medicine Fellowship. The one-year program, which is provided in conjunction with Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi, will accept two fellows who will start their rotations in July 2017. The program will be based primarily at Rush Foundation […]