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Request to Conduct Research

Request to Conduct Research The College of Community Health Sciences provides opportunities to collaborate with other researchers at The University of Alabama, so please contact us if you have a project you would like to conduct with our College, or with University Medical Center, a community medical practice operated by CCHS. Prior to their start, […]

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Featured Research and Scholarship

Featured Research and Scholarship Through the Institute for Rural Health Research, CCHS faculty members apply for and receive federal, state and private grants and contracts to research a variety of health issues. Faculty also provide presentations at state, regional and national conferences, and their research findings are published in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals. Population Health: All […]

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Funding for Research

Funding for Research The College of Community Health Sciences awards grants of up to $2,500 to fund faculty research projects. Priority is given to new faculty and those not previously funded through this mechanism. The University of Alabama Research grants Committee annually accepts research grant proposals for full-time tenured, tenured-track, and clinical UA faculty. Applicants […]

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Institute for Rural Health Research

Institute for Rural Health Research Established in 2001, the College’s Institute for Rural Health Research works to improve the health of citizens in rural communities, which struggle to retain health care services and that have populations that are older, sicker and poorer than those in urban areas. By focusing on issues that impact people who […]

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CCHS Research

CCHS Research We are dedicated to improving and promoting the health of communities in Alabama and the region through leadership in medical education and primary care; the provision of high quality, accessible health care services; and scholarship. The College of Community Health Sciences engages in research and scholarship that seeks to improve the health of […]

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Mini Medical School Continues

The College of Community Health Sciences continues its Mini Medical School program this fall with eight faculty providing lectures. Lectures for the fall semester began September 11 and continue each Tuesday, at noon, through October. The Mini Medical School program, a lecture series for The University of Alabama’s OLLI program, has been put on by […]

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CCHS Service Learning – Health Screenings

Medical students assist with health screenings of Tuscaloosa school children as part of the pediatrics clinical rotation at The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences. Each year through the pre-K Partnership, UA School of Medicine students completing their third and fourth years of medical education at CCHS assist in providing basic exams, blood […]

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Scholarship Conference – Latinos and Cardiometabolic Disease

Dr. Bertha Hidalgo, an associate scientist at the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center and Faculty Scholar at the UAB Center for the Study of Community Health, provided the September 25 Scholarship Conference lecture hosted by the College of Community Health Sciences. Her lecture focused on innovative research on Latinos and cardiometabolic diseases – obesity, cardiovascular […]

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Polio: Forgotten but not gone

Polio, a viral infection that attacks the nervous system and primarily impacts legs and lungs, was one of the most feared diseases of the 20th Century. New York City reported, and quarantined, 6,000 cases in 1916. Between the 1940s and early 1950s, polio crippled 35,000 people each year in the US. A vaccine for polio, […]