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.
Kay Clements, MA, RHIA, Robert Garrie, MPA, RHIA, and Midge Ray, MSN, MEd, RN, all associate professors in the Health Information Management program in the Department of Health Services Administration, have been reapproved by the American Health Information Management Association as coding system trainers. The three faculty members trained to become proficient in the two parts of the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition, Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System or otherwise known as ICD-10-CM/PCS.
Jessica Hartline has been chosen to become the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s student representative. She is the first UAB undergraduate to be selected to represent all nuclear medicine students in the national organization.
Nominations are now being accepted for the UAB 2012 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. To be eligible for this prestigious annual award, an individual must be a full-time, part-time, or emeritus member with a primary or secondary appointment of the faculty of the Academic Health Center, or a universitypProfessor who has:
Michelle Cardel, a doctoral student in nutrition sciences, has been chosen as a finalist in the Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award. Out of 900 abstracts submitted, Cardel was named as one of the top five finalists.
Cardel received high scores for her abstract, “Greater consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids are related to increased lean mass and decreased total and visceral adiposity in a racially diverse sample of children.” Her mentor was José Fernandez, Ph.D., associate professor and vice chair for education for the Department of Nutrition Sciences. She will present her oral abstract during The Obesity Society’s Thirtieth Annual Scientific Meeting on September 23, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas.
Come celebrate the success of our students in the School of Health Professions Honors Program. The SHP Office of Student Success is hosting a reception on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 from 3:30-5 p.m. on the second floor of SHPB. Congratulate our students and view their award winning posters from the UAB Expo as well as attend the awarding of Honors certificates for spring graduates.
SHP Honors swept the health sciences category no. two at the Fifth Annual UAB Expo: An Exposition of Undergraduate Scholarships on April 20, 2012. Out of the 126 presentations, SHP had 15 students’ present posters of their research.
Placing first was Miriam Van Dyke, a Nuclear Medicine Technology student, on “Survey of Radiological Emergency Preparedness: Nuclear Medicine Technologists (SREP: NMT).”
Emma Johnson, a Respiratory Therapy student, placed second with “Infectivity of M. Tuberculosis Genes mce 4C and D in Latent Tuberculosis.”
- 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
- Tinney named Pres. & COO of St. Vincent's East
- Morgan places second in honors research day
- Lovelace member of national championship team
- Morgan inducted into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
- Caruthers receives faculty appreciation award
- SHIMA food drive
- Respiratory Therapy students win ASRC competition