Dr. Mark Wilson: A Journey Driven by Compassion and Advocacy

In October, ASF Director Kristin Boggs met with outgoing Jefferson County Health officer to reflect on his  professional journey and the impact he's had on the health of his community. As…

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A Mother-Daughter Journey in Nursing and Education

Published on October 11, 2023 by Eric Holsomback  Congratulations to one of our 2023-24 Fellows, Dannelle Paz, and her daughter, Emily, working together towards nursing degrees at Samford. What an…

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Albert Schweitzer Fellowship medical students serve Cooper Green patients and the community

Re-posted with permission from: https://www.uabmedicine.org/news/albert-schweitzer-fellowship-medical-students-serve-cooper-green-patients-and-the-community/ Cooper Green patients have an opportunity that few U.S. health care facilities offer: the chance to interact with Albert Schweitzer Fellowship participants. The UAB Heersink School of Medicine is…

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Planning for the Future of Jefferson County Public Health: A Conversation with Dr. Mark Wilson on JCHD’s New Strategic Plan and His Transition

Public health is a dynamic field that must constantly evolve in order to address emerging challenges. Jefferson County, under the leadership of Health Officer Dr. Mark Wilson for the past…

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Two ASF Fellows Provide Care in St Lucia

Demetric Jones and Samantha Chapman, 2023-24 ASF Fellows, joined a group of UAB School of Optometry's Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) trip team spending three days providing comprehensive…

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OD/MBA student selected for Schweitzer Fellowship

OD/MBA student Demetric Jones will be spending the next 13 months in service to the Birmingham-area Hispanic community through a prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship opens a new website. Jones is part of…

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