Anne Halli-Tierney, MD

Anne Halli-Tierney, MD — Assistant Residency Director for CLER, Geriatric Fellowship Director

Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney is assistant residency director for Clear Pathways of Excellence and associate professor in the Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine. She also directs the College's Geriatric Fellowship, is director of the Geriatric resident curriculum, instructs medical students and residents, and cares for patients in the Family Medicine and Geriatrics clinics at University Medical Center, which the College operates.

Halli-Tierney graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English from Boston College. She earned her medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, completing her last two years of clinical training at the College, which also functions as the Tuscaloosa Regional Campus for the School of Medicine, headquartered in Birmingham. While a medical student, she received the College’s Outstanding Research Award and was an American Federation of Aging Research Scholar.

Halli-Tierney completed a residency in general internal medicine, a Geriatrics Fellowship and a Clinician Educator Geriatrics Fellowship at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Prior to joining the College, Halli-Tierney was an assistant clinical instructor at the Alpert School of Medicine. Since joining the College in 2011, Halli-Tierney has served as core faculty for the Alabama Research Institute on Aging, and she is a Clinical Skills Scholar in the UA School of Medicine’s Introduction to Clinical Medicine Course. Her research interests are in interprofessional education methods, end-of-life care and access to care for rural older adults.

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