Rural Medical Scholar studies church-based health promotion in Africa

Daniel Stanley, a Rural Medical Scholar and third-year medical student at the College of Community Health Sciences, spent most of September in Malawi, Africa, as part of a study on the effectiveness of church-based community health education and promotion. Stanley, who is from Elmore County, Alabama, is studying the effectiveness of this type of health […]

Geriatric Fellowship now open for applicants

The College of Community Health Science is now offering a geriatrics fellowship for family medicine physicians seeking additional training in caring for the aging population. Applications are being accepted for the program, which is accredited for up to two fellows. The fellowship will start July 2016. Fellows will be trained to collaborate interprofessionally, and they […]

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Family Medicine Residency Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Reunion Weekend

The College of Community Health Sciences is hosting a reunion weekend Nov. 13-15, 2015, to celebrate 40 years of its Family Medicine Residency. The weekend will allow Residency alumni to reconnect with their classmates, the College and the University through social events and a lecture series for continuing medical education. The Residency, one of the […]


Retired Student Health Physician and Wife Establish Scholarship

Dr. David H. Maxwell, a retired physician who worked at The University of Alabama’s Student Health Center for nearly 25 years, and his wife, Jeanne Maxwell, have pledged $25,000 to establish the Dr. Benjamin Collins Maxwell Endowed Scholarship at the College of Community Health Sciences. The scholarship will give priority of consideration to fourth-year medical […]