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T.R. Reid

Reid, author, documentary film maker and reporter, visited UA to talk about health care in the U.S. and around the world.

UA Flu Shot Campaign

The College is leading a UA campus-wide effort to vaccinate students, faculty and staff against the flu.

Longitudinal Curriculum

The College’s TLC² uses an innovative educational model, called a longitudinal integrated clerkship.


A Slimmer Tomorrow

There is not a single, simple solution to fix the nation’s obesity problem. That’s why University of Alabama researchers take multi-disciplinary approaches to the challenge – approaches that frequently focus on children. “As a country, we’ve become more and more obese over the last several decades, and Alabama is one of the more obese states,” […]

Reid talks about global, U.S. health care in talk to Tuscaloosa community

Nearly all of the world’s advanced industrialized countries provide health care to all of their citizens, achieve better health outcomes and spend less, according to TR Reid, a well-known journalist, author and documentary filmmaker. The lone exception: the United States. “Approximately 40 million people nationwide, or about 20 percent or 1 million people in Alabama, […]

Rural Medical Scholar is UA Homecoming Queen

Allison Montgomery, a member of the College’s current Rural Medical Scholars class, was elected University of Alabama homecoming queen last week by the University’s student body. The Rural Medical Scholars Program is exclusively for rural Alabama students who wish to become physicians and practice in rural communities. The program includes a year of study leading […]



“Academic medical centers have a critical role, even a duty, I would argue, to contribute to improved population health. At The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, we accept and pursue that mission through a four-dimensional strategy …”


Learn out more about the College and our commitment to improving and promoting the health of Alabama.

Strategic Planning

Read about the College’s road map into the future and its four-pronged strategic planning process.

On Rounds

Learn more about the College through our twice-annual publication called On Rounds.

Contact Us

Find our address or phone numbers of CCHS departments, faculty and staff.

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