In Memory

September 2, 2022

Dr. Phillip Gregory Robbins, an alumnus of The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency Program, died Aug. 13, 2022. He was 38 years old.

The residency is operated by the UA College of Community Health Sciences.

Robbins was born in 1984 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada. His family later moved to Aliceville, Ala., in Pickens County and Robbins graduated from Pickens Academy in 2002.

He attended UA and graduated summa cum laude. While at UA, Robbins was selected into the Rural Medical Scholars Program and earned a certified in Rural Community Health in the year prior to medical school.

The highly selective Rural Medical Scholars Program is a five-year track of medical studies, including a year prior to entry into medical school, for students from rural Alabama. Rural Medical Scholars focus on primary care with the goal of ultimately practicing in the state’s rural communities.

Robbins earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and completed his residency at UA’s Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency Program.

He practiced first at Carrollton Primary Care in Carrollton, Ala., and later went on to practice with his father at Aliceville Family Practice in Aliceville.