11 students featured at UAB Honors Convocation

Eleven students from the UAB School of Health Professions were honored at the 39th annual Honors Convocation Program. The ceremony, held in the Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, recognizes UAB's most outstanding students. Each year the convocation celebrates those who have won prestigious national honors, including fellowships and scholarships, university school awards and student service awards. Those honored in the School of Health Professions are:

School of Health Professions Dean’s Award
  • Leah Ivy Ricks, Physician Assistant program
Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
  • Ashley Mariano Outstanding Genetic Counseling Graduate Student
  • Leah Ivy Ricks Outstanding Physician Assistant Graduate Student
  • Cardarius Smoot Outstanding Medical Lab Sciences Graduate Student
  • Shae Lesueur Outstanding Medical Technology Undergraduate Student
  • Leslie Williams Outstanding Respiratory Therapy Undergraduate Student
  • Michael L. Tran Mallinckrodt Outstanding Nuclear Medicine Technology Undergraduate Student
Department of Health Services Administration
  • Christie L. Fowlkes The Thompson T. Abercrombie Distinguished Graduate/Undergraduate Clinical Manager
  • Megan Renee Battles Outstanding Health Care Management Undergraduate Student
Department of Physical Therapy
  • Allison Schmidt Outstanding Graduate Student
Department of Occupational Therapy
  • Swetal Thaker Outstanding Graduate Student