pre-health professions program

Bridges to Better Health: UA Pre-med Students Work as Spanish Translators at Clinics for the Medically Underserved

Dr. Shirin K. Posner, UA Spanish instructor and director of Spanish Outreach, created a course that gives students who plan to enter the medical field a way to combine their Spanish and health care knowledge. […]

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Founder and CEO of IntegraNet to Address McCollough Forum

From the January 2016 Desktop News | Larry Wedekind, founder and CEO of IntegraNet Health Systems, will be the keynote speaker for the 14th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum on Friday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus. The lecture and discussion will be […]

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Governor Bentley to Speak to Pre-health Students

From the January 2015 Desktop News | Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, a graduate of The University of Alabama School of Medicine, will present the opening lecture at the 13th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Friday, Feb. 6 at 4 p.m. in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus. The […]

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Expanding the Reaches of Medicine

While hordes of pre-health students scramble to prepare for medical school interviews and perfect their already polished applications, a University of Alabama senior has taken a different approach to pursuing his passion for medicine. Brian McWilliams, though beginning his third year of college, will graduate this spring with a bachelor’s degree in biology. By the […]

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Instilling a Love of Science

From the February 2014 Desktop News | Pre-health honors students in the College are entering their second semester of leading an after-school science program at Matthews Elementary, where about 45 UA students go twice each week to lead hands-on science experiments. Monica Brint, a junior majoring in biology, started the program – called Discovery Buddies […]

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Medical Examiner Headlines McCollough Forum

From the January 2014 Desktop News | Larry D. Dixon, executive director of the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners (ASBME), will be the featured speaker for the 12th annual Susan and Gaylon McCollough Medical Scholars Forum Feb. 7-8 in the Shelby Hall rotunda on The University of Alabama campus. The forum was established by UA alumni […]

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McCollough Establishes Scholarship to Honor Her Late Husband

Joan Mackey McCollough, of Winter Haven, Fla., has given $25,000 to the College to establish the Jasper O. McCollough Jr., MD, Memorial Endowed Scholarship to honor the memory of her husband. Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in the College’s premedical program. A graduate of The University of Alabama, McCollough received his medical degree […]

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Carnaggios Establish Premed Scholarship

Dr. and Mrs. Vincent Carnaggio, of Birmingham, have established the Vincent and Jean Carnaggio Endowed Scholarship with a gift of more than $20,000. The scholarship will support undergraduate students enrolled in UA’s premedical program. After serving in World War II, Dr. Carnaggio attended The University of Alabama, where he received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry […]

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