NEWS

New CCHS Faculty

Dr. Joy Bradley joined the College as an assistant professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health. She will also work with the College’s Institute for Rural Health Research. Bradley originally joined the College as a post-doctoral fellow in 2017. She received a PhD in Health Promotion and Behavior from the University of […]

UA recognizes CCHS researchers

College faculty and staff were among those recently recognized by The University of Alabama for receiving their first externally funded research awards during the past academic year. Those recognized were: Dr. Nathan Culmer, director of Academic Technologies and Faculty Development; Glenn Davis, NRP, director of the EMS Division; Dr. Louanne Friend, assistant professor in the […]

Mission Moment: Event highlights College’s research and scholarly activity

Research and scholarly efforts of CCHS faculty, staff, residents, medical students and graduate students were highlighted during the College’s 10th Annual Research and Scholarly Activity Day. Twenty-seven poster presentations were displayed at the Nov. 8 event, held at CCHS. Judges were: Dr. Abbey Gregg, assistant professor in the College’s Department of Community Medicine and Population […]

Hiding in Plain Sight: Hypertension

A study by three College researchers that focuses on better identifying pre-hypertensive patients was presented during a poster session at the 10th Annual Ochsner Evidence Based Nursing Conference in New Orleans in October. The study, Hiding in Plain Sight (HIPS): An Innovative Hypertension Identification and Treatment Program, is designed to identify patients with elevated blood […]

Students learn about interprofessional practice and social determinants of health

Knowledge of how to practice with different health care providers is essential for future practitioners, but so, too, is an understanding of the impact social factors can have on health. For that reason, a co-enrolled course for University of Alabama medical and nursing students, Introduction to Interprofessional Health Care Teams and Critical Care Procedures, now […]