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Resident physician receives scholarship to care for patients in Haiti

Dr. Natalie Kuijpers, a chief resident of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, has received a scholarship to provide patient care in Haiti. The residency is operated by the College of Community Health Sciences. Kuijpers is one of only two family medicine residents in the US to receive the scholarship, which is awarded by […]

University Medical Center recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home

University Medical Center was nationally recognized in December as a Patient-Centered Medical Home for its patient-centered, quality and coordinated care. “Your practice is among the elite group that has demonstrated its commitment to advancing quality in health care,” the National Committee for Quality Assurance wrote in announcing the PCM certification of UMC, which is operated […]

Getting off Electronics and Outdoors

“Think of a special memory of being outside that impacted you growing up.” That’s how Dr. Caroline Boxmeyer, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the College of Community Health Sciences, began her lecture for the Mini Medical School Program on January 29. The program is a lecture series the College […]

Health Matters Honored for Excellence

The weekly television segment Health Matters, a collaboration of WVUA-23 and the College of Community Health Sciences, received an award of Special Merit from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, earning recognition as one of the best media relations programs in the Southeast last year. Health Matters provides important and timely health information […]

Higginbotham steps into UA’s interim VP for Research position

Dr. John C. Higginbotham, who leads research efforts for the College of Community Health Sciences, was tapped by University of Alabama President Stuart Bell to serve as UA’s interim vice president for Research and Economic Development while the search for a new vice president is underway. Higginbotham has served as UA’s associate vice president for […]