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COVID Conversations with Dr. Richard Friend

Dr. Richard Friend talking during the COVID Conversations video

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

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

Face shields lay in a row on a table.

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

ALRI Names First Fellows to Address Rural, Underserved Communities

The name of the Alabama Life Research Institute in silver on a red wall.

Eight faculty members have been selected as Alabama Life Research Institute Fellows at The University of Alabama as part of ALRI’s commitment to establishing a foundation of collaboration within the University.

January 27, 2020

Tips for a Healthy Start to the New Year

Some of the most popular resolutions year in and year out involve changing our eating habits to a lifestyle approach, rather than the latest diet fad.

December 19, 2019

UA to Hold Fall Commencement Exercises Dec. 14

UA President Stuart R. Bell speaking at a commencement ceremony.

The University of Alabama will hold its fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

December 9, 2019

UA Creates Pediatric Fellowship for Family Medicine Physicians

A physician examines a young patient.

The University of Alabama's College of Community Health Sciences has created an innovative fellowship program to provide comprehensive instruction for family medicine physicians seeking additional skills in pediatric care.

July 30, 2019

UA to Hold Summer Commencement Exercise Aug. 3

University students prepare for the start of commencement

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Saturday, Aug. 3, at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 26, 2019

Friend Named Dean of UA’s College of Community Health Sciences

Dr. Richard Friend

A physician with extensive administrative experience in family medicine at two universities and who also spent 10 years in private practice has been named dean of The University of Alabama College of Community Health...

July 10, 2019

UMC-Northport Recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home

University Medical Center-Northport was recently nationally certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home in recognition of its commitment to place patients at the center of care and to advance quality in the health care it...

May 15, 2019

‘More Than Just a Space’

On Thursday, PRCA-UA, along with 13 other student groups, gathered for the unveiling of their new home, which will help them expand their community service work.

April 18, 2019