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UA Flu Shot Campaign

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

Rural Health Conference

Learn more about the 16th Annual Rural Health Conference which was held April 17, 2015.

Longitudinal Curriculum

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


All About Baby Growth Spurts

Dr. Brian Gannon, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the College of Community Health Sciences, says there are ways to tell if your baby is going through a burst of growth and offers tips for making it through.

Reducing allergy symptoms without medication

It is possible to reduce allergy symptoms without medication, says Dr. Richard Friend, associate professor and vice chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the College of Community Health Sciences. Friend, who is also the director of the College’s Family Medicine Residency, shared advice with The University of Alabama in a recent installment of […]

Rural Medical Scholar receives UA award for service

Allison Montgomery, a recent graduate of the College of Community Health Sciences’s current Rural Medical Scholars class, was awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, the highest honor given to a University of Alabama student as a recognition of excellence in character and service to humanity. Montgomery, of Talladega, Ala., is a Biology major and will […]

“For a change, let’s not talk about the Affordable Care Act, expansion of Medicaid, regional care organizations or anything else that’s controversial in health care. (This could be a short conversation.) Instead, let’s talk about something about which most people would agree: Despite having the best hospital facilities, the best technology and the best trained doctors and health care professionals, our current health care system leaves a lot to be desired in the way it’s organized and delivers care, especially given the poor population health outcomes we get.


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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