CCHS Research:
Leading Patient-Centered Medical and Population Health Research

Mission: Develop and implement a research strategy that promotes the College of Community Health Sciences as a leading hub for scholarly training in patient-centered medical research and population health. CCHS will provide the infrastructure, leadership, training and resources to promote integrated scholarly activity, enhance research productivity and increase external funding of research programs throughout the College and The University of Alabama.

Research Vision: CCHS will become a leading hub for transformative, innovative and collaborative physical and behavioral health care through knowledge and scientific discoveries.

To talk more about collaborating with us, contact Martha Crowther, PhD, MPH, at or (205) 348-7802.

Our research efforts are growing

CCHS research awards totaled $26.8 million in 2022.

Our researchers are supported

We are committed to providing faculty and students with the resources and staff support that turn imagination and inspiration into reality.

Our researchers are showcased

CCHS hosts an annual peer-reviewed research and scholarly activity day to showcase medical student, resident physician and faculty research.

Our research makes a difference in the lives of the people we serve