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 […]


CCHS to host two physicians as part of UA’s Cuba Week

The University of Alabama’s Cuba Center will host its 2016 Cuba Week Monday, Oct. 24, through Friday, Oct. 28, and Cuban guests have been invited to visit UA and present with faculty from across campus throughout the week. The College of Community Health Sciences is participating in the week by hosting two physicians—Dr. José de […]

Parkinsonism, ADHD in Grandchildren and Geriatric Depression topics in fall semester of Mini Med School

Mini Medical School is back in session this fall semester. The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences kicked off its second semester of the lecture series for UA’s OLLI program that has been put on by faculty and resident physicians at CCHS. Mini Medical School lets adults and community  learners explore trends in […]


Payne-Foster receives research award for cultural competency training program

Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster recently received the University of Alabama School of Medicine Dean’s Research Award for the “Development of a Culturally Competent Training Program for Medical Students and Residents at the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus.” Payne-Foster, associate professor of Community and Rural Medicine and deputy director of the Institute for Rural Health Research at the College […]


Four medical students selected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Four medical students at the UA College of Community Health Sciences were selected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. The students, all in their fourth year of medical school, are Reaves Crabtree, Maria Gulas, Julia (Massey) Steigler and Chelsea Turgeon.  Alpha Omega Alpha is a professional medical organization that recognizes excellence in scholarship as well as an outstanding […]