Recent Respiratory Therapy graduate Tadashia (Jabril) Cooper (Class of 2012) presented an abstract at the American Association for Respiratory Care International Congress in New Orleans in November. This Open Forum session involved a poster presentation based on the abstract followed by a podium summary with Q & A.
SHP students have the opportunity to get a flu shot on campus. The Student Health Services will offer the shots on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. in SHPB room 236. Students should bring a $20 check or cash. No credit cards will be accepted. To bill insurance, bring a front and back copy of your insurance card.
The SHP Office of Student Success is offering two Brown Bags for the month of November that promotes professional development.
Nov. 2 - Networking: It's Who you Know
Nov. 16 - Communication: Writing and Speaking Professionally
All SHP students are invited to attend these free meetings, just bring your lunch. All presentations are from noon to 1 p.m. in SHPB 224.
Sam Serley, a senior in the Health Care Management program and a middle blocker for the UAB volleyball team, is one of only 10 volleyball players from around the country to be named as finalists for the Senior CLASS Award. The award recognizes athletes who excel in community, classroom, character and competition.
UAB Surgical Physician Assistant student Jordan Smith was named as the 2012 winner of the American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants Susan and Tom Lusty Memorial Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded yearly to a student in an accredited PA program.
Are flip flops okay to wear for an interview? You'll be surprised to hear what some candidates do wear to an interview. From the moment you walk in that door, potential employers are judging you and basing it off of what you're wearing. If you're not dressed for the part, then you may not land that job.
School of Health Professions students will have the chance to learn how to "Dress for Success" at the next Brown Bag lunch on Friday, Sept. 21 from noon - 1 p.m. in SHPB 226. Hosted by the SHP Office of Student Success, this Brown Bag is free (just bring your lunch).
Ronald M. Wyatt, M.D., MSHA, has been named the medical director in the Division of Healthcare Improvement at The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies nearly 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the U.S. In his role, Wyatt will promote quality improvement and patient safety to internal and external audiences, work to influence public policy and legislation for patient safety improvements and serves as the lead patient safety information and education resources within The Joint Commission.
Can't seem to find enough time in the day to complete projects? Do you procrastinate with your school work? Does it seem like you have all work and no play? Then maybe you need to find out how to better manage your time. UAB School of Health Professions students are invited to a "Time Management Skills" Brown Bag on Sept. 7 from noon to 1 p.m. in SHPB 224. Just bring your own lunch to this free one-hour professional development hosted by the SHP Office of Student Success.
Chief Information Officer Drex DeFord announced he is leaving Seattle Children’s Hospital next month to take over the same role at Boston-based Steward Health Care. DeFord is a 1997 graduate of the Master of Science in Health Informatics program in the Department of Health Services Administration.
Steward is a 10-hospital system and one of the 32 Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations as designated by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation.
Read more about DeFord’s move on FierceHealthIT.
- Three HIM faculty members reapproved as ICD-10 trainers
- Hartline chosen to serve in national organization
- Accepting nominations for Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award
- Cardel finalist in national young investigator award
- Resume writing brown bag May 23
- You’re invited!
- SHP Honors sweeps category at UAB Expo
- PT student’s “Girls in Science & Engineering Day” a huge hit
- Young appointed president of HCA’s Continental Division
- OT students inducted into national honor society