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UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program Adds 10 Students

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Ten students studying to become physicians with plans to practice in rural Alabama communities were recently accepted to UA’s Rural Medical Scholars Program.

October 28, 2020

Brewer-Porch Children’s Center Transitioning Colleges at UA

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Operation of The University of Alabama Brewer-Porch Children’s Center will transition from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences to the College of Community Health Sciences on Oct. 1. Brewer-Porch […]

October 2, 2020

Brewer-Porch Children’s Center Transitioning Colleges at UA

University Medical Center stands framed by tree branches.

Operation of The University of Alabama Brewer-Porch Children’s Center will transition from the University’s College of Arts and Sciences to the College of Community Health Sciences on Oct. 1.

October 1, 2020

UA Expands, Strengthens Research Capabilities with New MRI

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A new MRI scanner paves the way for researchers to expand the boundaries of knowledge of the human brain, bringing benefits to the core educational mission of campus.

September 28, 2020

UA Offers Mental Health Services to Employees, Families

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UA has launched a clinic that offers mental health services and various wellness resources exclusively for University employees and their families. 

September 10, 2020

UA Testing Program Keeps Health and Safety Paramount

A healthcare worker administers a nasal test for COVID-19.

As the fall semester continues, the testing plan at The University of Alabama is helping keep campus open and students, faculty and staff safe.

September 2, 2020

Expert Tips on Staying Cool While Wearing Masks

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Taking the masks off is not an option, but there are ways to stay cool while wearing one.

August 25, 2020

UMC Resumes Evening Hours for Urgent Appointments, Walk-Ins

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UMC in Tuscaloosa has resumed evening hours for in-person scheduled appointments and walk-in care. 

August 11, 2020

COVID Conversations with Dr. Richard Friend

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Dr. Richard Friend joins COVID Conversations to discuss health and safety guidelines for students, faculty and staff as the fall semester approaches. 

August 6, 2020

New Hotline Provides COVID-19 Information to UA Community

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Members of the campus community can call 348-CV19 to get answers to frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 and UA’s plan and protocols.

July 14, 2020

UMC Offers Free Mental Health Services to Health and Safety Workers

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In an effort to assist those working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, UMC is offering free mental health services to first responders and health care providers.

April 29, 2020

UA Helping Provide Coronavirus Screenings in Livingston

UMC and the Office for Research and Economic Development are collaborating with Alabama Power and Livingston Mayor Tom Tartt to provide coronavirus screenings in Livingston.

April 15, 2020

UMC Utilizes Technology to Reach Patients, Community

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To be more accessible to patients, UMC transitioned to evening telemedicine hours and will host weekly virtual town halls starting April 10.

April 9, 2020

UA Helping Fabricate Protection for Health Care Workers

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The University of Alabama community has come together to help provide 3D printed personal protective equipment, or PPE, for health care workers locally and in the region.

April 2, 2020

Healthy Eating, Exercise Goal of Brussels Sprout Challenge

Challenging people to eat healthy and exercise is the goal of the sixth annual Brussels Sprout Challenge.

February 27, 2020