AU students initiate program to increase vaccination rates
Auburn University pharmacy students Adam Archer and Carl Okerberg have initiated a program to increase vaccination rates and address barriers to medication access in Auburn.

AU students initiate program to increase vaccination rates

oanow.com, August 17, 2018 — A pair of Harrison School of Pharmacy students are teaming up to help those in need in Lee County. Adam Archer and Carl Okerberg, both…

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Balancing Career Goals as a Dental Student
Bhakti Desai, 2017 Fellow, UAB School of Dentistry

Balancing Career Goals as a Dental Student

By Bhakti Desai,  UAB School of Dentistry, Class of 2020 — As I progress in my education as a dental student, I often feel farther not closer to the career goals…

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Schweitzer Fellowship gives graduate students chance for growth through personal interactions
Schweitzer fellows of the Alabama Chapter during their Orientation Retreat, where they learn concepts like program planning, culture humility and inter-professional teamwork.

Schweitzer Fellowship gives graduate students chance for growth through personal interactions

By This is Alabama, June 11, 2018 — William Gafford and Newton Tinsley, two students at Samford University’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing, were at a basketball game when they…

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Hats on for Service with our Alabama chapter!
Schweitzer Fellows in Alabama volunteered with Habitat for Humanity over MLK Day Weekend for Hats on for Service.

Hats on for Service with our Alabama chapter!

On an unseasonably cold Saturday in January, 14 Fellows and Fellows for Life from the Alabama Chapter of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship met at a home in Bessemer, a community…

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From garden to table
Hamilton Behlen, 2017 Fellow, UAB School of Dentistry

From garden to table

UAB School of Dentistry — Second year dental student Hamilton Behlen is educating students on nutrition and health -- and she is doing it as a member of The Albert…

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Schweitzer fellows participate in community service “pitch” event

Vestavia Voice — Samford University student William Gafford speaks about promoting health education with students and teachers at Unless U, a Vestavia-based nonprofit along with his partner, Newton Tinsley. Samford…

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Making gains in nutrition
Schweitzer Fellow Caroline Fuller

Making gains in nutrition

For two years before entering medical school, Caroline Fuller taught math to sixth- and seventh-graders at a charter school in Houston, TX. Given that many students started their day with…

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TU students Schweitzer scholars

By Anissa L. Riley, TU School of Nursing and Allie Health — Tuskegee University Occupational Therapy (OT) students have been named as 2017-18 Alabama Schweitzer Fellows. From left are: OT…

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