New Faculty

Andrea Wright, MLIS, joined the College as associate professor and clinical/technical services librarian in the Health Sciences Library. Wright is responsible for supporting evidence-based practice in the clinical environment, providing access to the latest research to support patient care. She also collaborates in research and publishing efforts at the College, provides instructional support in research […]

Medical student selected for AMA leadership institute

Allison Montgomery, a University of Alabama School of Medicine student completing her clinical education years at the College, was selected as one of 10 students nationwide for the inaugural class of the AMA Leadership Development Institute. Montgomery is a fourth-year medical student and a Rural Medical Scholar at the College, which also functions as the […]

Interprofessional Research Breakfast – October 18

Several College faculty members presented their research during an Interprofessional Research Breakfast for University of Alabama faculty and staff hosted October 18 by the College’s Institute for Rural Health Research. Among the work highlighted was the ACTION Program and the All of Us Research Project. ACTION: Short for Appropriate Care and Treatment in Our Neighborhoods, […]

Spotlight Shines on College’s Geriatrician

Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney, assistant professor in the College’s Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine and practicing geriatrician at University Medical Center, was featured by the American Geriatric Society in its October Educator Spotlight. In the article that appears in the society’s online publication, Halli-Tierney, who also directs the College’s Geriatrics Fellowship, talked about her […]

Dr. Giggie part of expert panel on prescription opioid epidemic

Dr. Marissa Giggie, associate professor in the College’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, participated in a community outreach panel October 18 about the causes and effects of, and solutions to, prescription opioid abuse in Alabama. The state has the highest rate of opioid prescribing in the nation. The panel presentation and discussion, “Leading the […]