Displaying items by tag: primary care

The K23 research project focuses on the adaptation of a behavioral physical activity intervention with peer support for women with HIV and co-occurring hypertension. 
This funding will be used to increase educational activities for medical students, including a mentorship with family medicine physicians, a 10-patient panel to work with over four years, leadership and interprofessional education, and more.   

Erin Snyder, M.D.

Women's Health • Men's Health • Internal medicine • Primary care • Medical education 

Chandler Stisher, a fourth-year medical student, will serve as the student representative for one year.
The purpose of the federal grant is to train baccalaureate-prepared registered nurses so they are prepared to work and care for people in medically underserved areas.
UAB will establish a medical office building to house primary care and other medical specialties in the Stadium Trace Village development along I-459 in Hoover.
Alabama ranks 45th in the nation in the number of primary care physicians available to care for its population, and a new UAB School of Medicine program aims to improve that number.
Expanded partnership with Aletheia House will provide increased access to medically underserved populations in Bessemer.
UAB agrees with City of Gardendale on land purchase for new medical facilities to enhance access to medical care.
UAB Medicine Urgent Care clinic will treat non-emergency conditions in patients ages 18 and older seven days a week.

M. Jacob Baggott will oversee new student health initiative to include primary care, counseling services and health promotion.

The SPA program is partnering with small communities in Alabama, Mississippi and Montana to help fill the gap in primary care.

UAB students matched with 77 institutions in 31 states; 40 percent will stay in Alabama.

A UAB-led coalition will train, recruit and support health-care professionals from five regional centers to improve access to primary care.