UAB School of Health Professions Current News
- Created on April 12, 2012
The UAB School of Health Professions offers eight fields listed as the “Best 100 Jobs in 2012” by CareerCast.com. Four of the programs landed in the top 30.
The Wall Street Journal article listed the “200 Best and Worst Jobs in 2012.” The jobs were selected based on five criteria: physical demands, work environment, income, stress and hiring outlook. The firm used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and other government agencies to determine the rankings. The 200 jobs were selected for their relevance in the current labor market as well as the availability of reliable data.
- Created on April 02, 2012
- Created on March 30, 2012
With a tough economy, students have to make sure they graduate in a field where jobs will be available for them after graduation. Several health care jobs where degrees are offered in the UAB School of Health Professions are expecting to see an increase in the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To learn more about a rewarding career available at SHP, attend the annual Open House on April 27, 2012 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Learning Resource Center in room 102.
- Created on March 16, 2012
Jonathan Waugh, Ph.D., RRT, has been named as Interim Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). Waugh is a professor and coordinator for teaching enrichment in the Respiratory Therapy program. He will assume the role of Interim Faculty Director of the CTL on May 1.
“Dr. Waugh has been a leader in the dissemination of innovative pedagogies at UAB,” said Suzanne Austin, vice provost for Student and Faculty Success at UAB.
- Created on March 15, 2012
Several programs in UAB School of Health Professions are ranked among the nation’s top 30 by U.S. News & World Report. The latest rankings were released in the 2013 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” available online at www.usnews.com.
The entry level Physical Therapy program was ranked at No. 19.
- Created on March 09, 2012
The UAB Women's Center and Women's Studies Program present the awards annually during Women's History Month to honor female members of the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity. Candidates for the award are nominated by Birmingham residents and selected by a committee of university women.
- Created on March 08, 2012
More than 290,000 women in the United State are living with HIV, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In Alabama, more than 4,000 cases of HIV/AIDS cases were reported by the end of 2011. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sees the need to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS for this segment of the population. That’s why they have declared March 10 as “National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.”
- Created on March 05, 2012
Jonathan Waugh, Ph.D., professor in the respiratory therapy program, was one of eleven honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching during the annual Faculty Awards Convocation on Wednesday, March 7 in the UAB Alumni House.
- Created on March 02, 2012
The outlook for health care jobs in 2020 is looking good. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases projections on where jobs may be created or lost in the next decade. Several health care jobs where degrees are offered in the School of Health Professions can expect to see an increase in the next decade.
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- Pijuan-Thompson elected pres-elect of national Cytotechnology association
- Health Care Management Info Session March 2
- Biotechnology info session March 8
- Bolus receives SNMTS Fellowship
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- Casazza wins diabetes research grant
- Rimmer appointed to endowed chair in health promotion and rehabilitation sciences