Bettering Bama exists to provide service in the health and wellness field around the Tuscaloosa area, while providing Pre-Med students opportunities to further their experiences.

We also work to bring awareness to issues like mental health. If you are interested in serving with the Bettering Bama team, please fill out our form.

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Spring 2017 Projects

The VA Medical Hospital

We are working as caring companions with the VA’s frequent falling patients where you will develop relationships with those patients as well as have opportunities to expand into shadowing and other medical opportunities.

Turning Point

A local domestic violence shelter where we will act as medical advocates, answer the crisis hotline and provide childcare services amongst other activities.

Focus First

Vision screenings of local elementary aged students. Learn more about how this program helps children all over the south!

Transferable Skills

By taking part in Bettering Bama produced service events, students hone self-motivation; develop/maintain interpersonal skills; & gain self-efficacy.



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Team Leader:

  • Tomisha Hicks

Assistant Team Leaders:

  • Alexa Tepan
  • Ashley Adams
  • Emily Olsen
  • Jordan Dutcher
  • Maggie Selesky
  • Rebecca de la O
  • Ruben Martinez