LAB AND X-RAY

The Lab and X-Ray Department offers a full range of diagnostic testing and a broad range of X-rays and EKGs. The lab is registered as an independent, high-complexity laboratory, licensed and accredited by the state. Drug screening services are available to the public.

STAFF

  • 3 Certified Phlebotomists
  • 4 Certified X-Ray Technologists
  • 4 Certified Medical Technologists
  • 1 Certified Medical Laboratory Technician

    Lab and X-Ray director: Tina Conn, MT(ASCP)

HOURS

Laboratory:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 am – 8 pm

X-ray:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 8 am – 8 pm

NUTRITION THERAPY

Nutrition therapy is available and focuses on lifestyle choices to improve health and general wellness as well as the prevention or management of chronic disease. Nutrition services are available for children, adults and families. Patients will work with a registered dietitian/nutritionist.

SOCIAL WORK

Social workers are available to work with patients at University Medical Center. If you think that you would benefit from working with a social worker, stop by our office or ask your nurse or doctor for more information.

Clinical social workers are licensed health professionals trained to help people find solutions to many problems—from daily issues to life’s most difficult situations. We accomplish this through a unique combination of health services and direct connection with the network of community resources. Social work services are private and confidential.

Clinical social workers work with patients and their families to deal with crisis, cope will illness and other life stressors, identify and solve problems with relationships, enhance communication with the medical treatment team to enable patients and families to be active partners in their health care, and access hospital and community services.

HEALTH SCIENCES LIBRARY

The Health Sciences Library, operated by The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, houses the Harvey Brown Searcy, MD, Consumer Health Resource Center, which is open to the public. The center provides quality medical references both online and in print. Librarians are available to assist in searches for reliable medical information. The library is on the lower level of University Medical Center.

Searcy was a Tuscaloosa native and a beloved physicians. Still impacting the Tuscaloosa community more than 40 years after his death, Searcy is remembered as an innovative leader in the medical community. He was the recipient of many honors and awards, regionally and nationally.

Click here for contact information and seasonal hours for the Health Sciences Library.