The Student Health Information Management Association is collecting food items for the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama. This is the first service project for the newly re-activated association.
The goal is to collect 200 non-perishable items by April 26. The most needed foods include:
Alabama Society for Respiratory Care (ASRC) annual Sputum Bowl Championship competition came down to UAB vs. UAB, and UAB won. Seven teams of respiratory therapy students from across Alabama competed for the state championship on March 5, 2012 during the ASRC Annual Conference in Birmingham.The
The winning UAB team included Jordan Unlap, Devon Fall and Sterling Wimbish. The Sputum Bowl is similar to a Scholars Bowl. Two teams are asked random questions in several categories related to respiratory care. The first team to buzz in and get the correct answer receives a point. The two teams with the most points in the end compete for the championship game. In keeping with the spirit of what respiratory therapists do, the bowl is called sputum which is mucus from the lungs.
The group will have the opportunity to respresent the state of Alabama in the 2012 National Sputum Bowl competition in New Orleans in October.
Genetic Counseling student, took home first place in the annual UAB Graduate Research Day on March 2, 2012. He won in the category of “Public Health and Social & Behavioral Sciences” for his research titled, “Are Health Care Professionals Ready and Willing to Incorporate Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Test Results Into Patient Care?”Jamison Beek, a second year
What started as just an idea by a couple of OT students has turned into a huge success. On Feb. 4, 2012, the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Occupational Therapy students not only instituted its inaugural fundraiser but also raised awareness about the importance and purpose of occupational therapy. The “Run, Walk, or Roll with UAB OT,” consisted of a 5K Race at Heardmont Park. The race netted $3,500 that will help support the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) to provide students with scholarships for books, help support their community organizations and enable students to attend the OT national conference.
It may seem like a simple piece of paper, but your resume can make the difference of whether or not you land that internship or job opportunity. That’s why having a stellar resume is important especially in a slow economy.
School of Health Professions students will have the chance to learn how to develop a winning resume and curriculum vitae as well as how to nail those interview questions. Hosted by the SHP Office of Student Success, this Brown Bag is free (just bring your lunch) on Feb. 14 from noon – 1 p.m. in SHPB 224.
Geoffrey Beek, a first year genetic counseling student in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, received a summer internship with the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The program gives students who are currently enrolled in a master’s degree genetic counseling program direct exposure to the genetic counseling role in clinical genetic laboratories.
Nutrition Sciences doctoral student Michelle Cardel received the UAB President’s Diversity Graduate Student Award for her commitment and contributions to diversity on campus. UAB President Carol Garrison recognized outstanding leadership in five categories: faculty and staff plus professional, graduate and undergraduate students.
Combating childhood obesity is Cardel’s passion. “Children are still learning dietary habits,” said Cardel. “I felt there was more of an opportunity to make a positive and permanent change that they could use throughout their life.”
Sarah Dudley was recently promoted to the position of Assistant Administrator at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham. She previously served in the role of Director of Operations and Business Development.
Dudley, an Auburn native, graduated from Auburn University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and a Minor in Business. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from UAB in 2010 with a Master of Science in Health Administration. After completing an internship at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in 2008, she completed a one year administrative residency under the preceptorship of the hospital president at Princeton Baptist Medical Center from 2009 - 2010.
- New elective course on obtaining medical history and performing physical exams
- Time Management Skills Brown Bag Jan. 17
- NMT has two Gates Millennium Scholars
- Nutrition doctoral student speaking at international lecture series
- Drace selected for graduate school mentorship award
- SHP programs win homecoming awards
- OT students give a lending hand
- Nutrition Science professor awarded Charles Barkley mentoring award
- Holt discusses preimplantation genetic diagnosis in JAAPA
- Hurst selected for Healthcare Leadership Academy