College
College of Community Health Sciences

Department
Community and Rural Medicine, Internal Medicine

Email
jwheat@cchs.ua.edu

Phone
(205) 348-1303

Dr. John Wheat is the professor of Community and Rural Medicine and Internal Medicine in UA’s College of Community Health Sciences. He directs the Rural Scholars Program, a sequence of programs designed to help rural students, high school to professional, to become primary care physicians in Alabama. Dr. Wheat’s academic interests and scholarship address vulnerable and underserved rural populations and rural medical education.