Congratulations to Jim Hamilton!

Jim Hamilton, associate professor and coordinator of the clinical health psychology concentration, recently received a $25, 000 grant to study excessive medical care seeking in rural Pickens County. His work is part of, and funded through, a state of Alabama block grant to the UA College of Community Health Sciences. The block grant funds various research projects, service activities, and training programs to improve the overall health and well-being of rural Alabamians. Dr. Hamilton’s project is part of his ongoing efforts to understand the psychology excessive medical illness behavior.