UMC Virtual Town Hall

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, University Medical Center and WVUA have partnered to provide the West Alabama community with information and resources from UMC health experts through virtual town halls.

The virtual town halls will take place every Friday on UMC’s Facebook page at 2 p.m. and will be hosted by Dr. Tom Weida, chief medical officer at UMC. The Town Halls will focus on COVID-19, primary care, pediatric, psychiatry and geriatric care.


COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Dr. Martha Crowther & Dr. Tom Weida


Reach Out and Read

Dr. Shawn Cecil & Dr. Tom Weida

Rural Health

Dr. Drake Lavender & Dr. Tom Weida

Coping with Stress During COVID-19

Dr. James Reeves & Dr. Tom Weida

UMC-Fayette and Prenatal Care

Dr. Cheree Melton & Dr. Tom Weida

The Impact of Covid-19 on Hospitals

Paul Betz & Dr. Richard Friend

COVID-19 and Campus Safety

Dr. Myron Pope & Dr. Tom Weida

A COVID-19 Update

Dr. Tom Weida & Mike Royer

COVID-19 and Long-Term Health Effects

Dr. Tamer Elsayed & Dr. Tom Weida