College of Community Health Sciences

Denny Chimes with a tree partially covering the chimes.

Emeritus Professor Elected To National Academy of Sciences

Dr. William Dressler, professor emeritus, was recently elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.

A doctor sitting next to a patient on a bed

UA CCHS Expands Health Care Across Alabama for 50 Years

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

A patient lies flat on an MRI scanner.

New MRI Research Facility at UA Ready for Transformative Research

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

A group photo of the Rural Medical Scholars

11 Alabamians Chosen for Nationally Recognized Rural Medical Program

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.

A nursing student giving a staff member the flu shot

Free Flu Shots Available on Campus This Fall

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

A nurse taking a patient's temperature with an oral thermometer.

UMC Opens Livingston Location

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

Emmy awards

UA Earns Multiple CASE, Emmy Awards

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

The class of Rural Health Scholars

UA Programs Prepare Rural Alabama Students for Health Careers

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.

A group shot of the Tuscaloosa Rural Pre-Medical Internship students

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

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.

collage of four female faculty members

Women’s History Month: UA’s Influential Researchers

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