September 11, 2018Residency Alumna Receives Prestigious School of Medicine Award Dr. Beverly Jordan, an alumna of The University of Alabama Family Medicine Residency, which is operated by the College of Community Health Sciences, received the Martha Myers Role Model Award from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. Jordan, who practices family and sports medicine in Enterprise, Alabama, was recognized for her contributions to medicine and patient care. Jordan earned an undergraduate degree in Athletic Training from UA. She received her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine as part of the College’s Rural Medical Scholars Program. In addition to her residency training, Jordan also completed a sports medicine fellowship under the instruction of Drs. James Andrews and Larry Lemak at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham. She joined Professional Medical Associates in Enterprise and also accepted Clinical Assistant Professorship status at the School of Medicine so that she could continue to work with medical students and residents. She serves as the team physician for Enterprise High School and on the Medical Center Enterprise board of directors. Jordan has continued to serve in leadership roles in the medical profession. In 2009, she was elected president of the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians and currently serves on its board. She was elected vice speaker of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama in 2012 and went on to serve as speaker of the House of Delegates and College of Counselors until 2016. She served on Alabama’s delegation to the American Medical Association from 2013 until this year. She currently serves on the Alabama Joint Committee for Collaborative Practice and the Alabama State Committee of Public Health. In 2014, Jordan received the University of Alabama School of Medicine Young Alumnus of the Year Award, and in 2015 received The University of Alabama Jack Davis Professional Achievement Award.