Judson Russell, a fellow with The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership, conducts a health screening on a student at Reform Elementary School. (Photo by Andrea Mabry)

Projects underway in UA-Pickens County Partnership

In Pickens County, elementary school students in Gordo are learning how to garden and how to prepare healthy foods. Meanwhile, Head Start teachers in Carrollton are being trained to identify and prevent mental health issues. Both of these are part of ongoing projects with The University of Alabama-Pickens County Partnership. Coordinated by the UA College […]

Dr. John Sullivan, an alumnus of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, gave a lecture on snake venom poisoning on Nov. 11 at the College.

Alumnus, antivenin developer speaks to med students about snakebites

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 […]

In Remembrance: Dr. Ernest Cole Brock, Jr.

Dr. Ernest Cole Brock, Jr., a longtime physician for the Alabama Crimson Tide and the creator of a sports medicine lecture series for the College of Community Health Sciences, passed away on Nov. 5 at his home in Tuscaloosa. He was 91. Brock was an orthopedic surgeon who practiced in Tuscaloosa for many years, in […]


Scholarships awarded to medical students, Rural Medical Scholars

Scholarships were recently awarded to four medical students receiving their clinical education at The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences. Rural Medical Scholars also received awards.