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‘All of Us’ Research Journey to Visit UMC

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences will kick off its participation in the national All of Us Research Program Thursday, May 10 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the parking...

May 8, 2018

UA to Hold Spring Commencement Exercises May 4-6

The University of Alabama will hold its spring commencement exercises May 4-6 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

April 27, 2018

UA Professor’s Exhibition Bites into Tobacco’s Influence in the Big Apple

New York City has been home to numerous activist movements. But according to one University of Alabama professor and New York City native, the Big Apple was late to show much activism against one...

April 19, 2018

Tradition Set: First Bama Blitz Raises $1.8 Million

University of Alabama officials have announced that the inaugural Bama Blitz raised more than $1.8 million in gifts from 1,810 supporters.

April 13, 2018

New Guidelines Lower Hypertension Threshold, Author to Speak at UA

The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association recently announced new clinical guidelines for blood pressure management that lower the threshold for hypertension, resulting in nearly half of the U.S. adult population having...

March 2, 2018

UMC Hosts Annual Brussels Sprout Challenge at Heart Walk

The University Medical Center will host its fourth annual Brussels Sprout Challenge during the American Heart Association West Alabama Heart Walk March 3.

February 20, 2018

US-Licensed Yellow Fever Vaccine Temporarily Unavailable at UMC

Due to production delays by the manufacturer, University Medical Center’s Travel Health Services Clinic is currently out of the U.S.-licensed yellow fever vaccine FY-VAX.

February 16, 2018

UA Colleges Co-Sponsor Festival Spotlighting African Films

The sixth annual Tuscaloosa Africana Film Festival, co-sponsored by two University of Alabama colleges, will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa.

January 25, 2018

Partnership Brings Health Profession Training to Rural Students

The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences announced today a new partnership between the CCHS and Alabama Statewide Area Health Education Centers to extend educational and training opportunities to high school students...

January 23, 2018

UA, Tuscaloosa Fire, Rescue Partner to Expand Services

Tuscaloosa Fire and Rescue Service partnered with The University of Alabama’s University Medical Center to develop ACTION, a program that responds to the less critical needs of the community and reduces costly hospital emergency...

January 12, 2018

UA’s Medical Practice Recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home

University Medical Center was nationally certified in December as a Patient-Centered Medical Home in recognition of its commitment to patients while improving quality and lowering health care costs.

January 11, 2018

HES Major Uses Tragedy to Power Career Ambitions

Kaitlyn Jacoby, who will earn a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education Dec. 16 at Coleman Coliseum, was orphaned at the age of 16 after both her mother and father died of cancer.

December 15, 2017

UA to Hold Winter Commencement Exercises Dec. 16

The University of Alabama will hold its winter commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 16, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 11, 2017

Mental Illness Hits Closer to Home Than You Might Think

Access to mental health care and being able to afford care are the two biggest challenges people face, says one University of Alabama psychologist.

October 25, 2017