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 […]

06-10-16, Rural Scholars

UA News: UA Brings 2016 Rural Health Scholars to Campus

Two select groups of students from across Alabama recently were on The University of Alabama campus for the 2016 Rural Health Scholars and Rural Minority Health Scholars programs in UA’s College of Community Health Sciences.

First Year Fun Day - Community Service

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 […]


Medical Students Connect with Community

Forty first-year medical students picked tomatoes, eggplants and peppers, cleared and raked foliage, cut back overgrown brush and even laid down a wall as part of their orientation to Tuscaloosa and to The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences on Thursday, July 28, 2016. The students are part of a class of 186 […]

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CCHS Employees Honored for Years of Service

Twenty-six CCHS employees were recognized for their years of service to The University of Alabama. UA’s Service Recognition Program recognizes staff employees achieving continuous service milestones of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service. Staff being recognized are invited to an annual reception and receive a commemorative key ring.   […]