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UA CCHS Expands Health Care Across Alabama for 50 Years

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The UA College of Community Health Sciences is celebrating 50 years of expanding health care in rural areas of Alabama.

November 1, 2022

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

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The next breakthrough in human development and health research could come from The University of Alabama. 

October 25, 2022

11 Alabamians Chosen for Nationally Recognized Rural Medical Program

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UA's Rural Health Scholars Program recently accepted 11 students from around the state studying to become physicians with plans to practice in rural Alabama communities.

September 22, 2022

Free Flu Shots Available on Campus This Fall

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Faculty, staff and students can help protect themselves this flu season with free flu shots on campus Sept. 8 through mid-November.

September 1, 2022

UMC Opens Livingston Location

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University Medical Center opened a clinic in Livingston July 25 that will provide primary health care services to the Sumter County community.

July 28, 2022

UA Earns Multiple CASE, Emmy Awards

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The University of Alabama recently brought home more hardware after earning CASE Circle of Excellence and Southeast Emmy Awards.

June 29, 2022

UA Programs Prepare Rural Alabama Students for Health Careers

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High school students from rural Alabama communities are participating in programs this summer at UA where they are learning about the need rural communities have for more doctors and other health care professionals.

June 22, 2022

New UA Program Prepares Pre-Medical Students for Rural Health Care

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The UA College of Community Health Sciences recently welcomed the first class of a new summer program for college students in pre-medical studies who are interested in rural primary care.

June 8, 2022

Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers

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UA researchers are at the top of their game. Here’s a spotlight on four female researchers advancing their fields.

March 30, 2022

Acclaimed Movies to be Featured at Annual Tuscaloosa Film Festival

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The 10th annual Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival will be held virtually Feb. 19-20.

February 10, 2022

Reframing New Year’s Resolutions

UA associate professor offers insight for New Year's resolutions, and how to achieve goals realistically.

December 20, 2021

UA Professor Honored with Prestigious International Research Award

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Dr. Ravi Kumar was chosen for the distinguished Humboldt Research Award.

December 6, 2021

UA, UAB Partner with NIH to Study Healthy Child Brain Development

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A diverse and multidisciplinary team of researchers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama was awarded a $7.1 million grant over five years to conduct a comprehensive study of...

November 12, 2021

Despite Lingering Pandemic, State Businesses Remain Optimistic

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While not as confident in the economic outlook as they were earlier this year, state business leaders remain optimistic in growth through year’s end, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of...

October 12, 2021

UA Programs Welcome Students Studying Rural Health Care

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UA's College of Community Health Sciences recently welcomed the 2021-2022 class of its Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars programs.

October 5, 2021