UAB School of Health Professions Current News
- Created on October 11, 2013
In attendance was Mike Williams, president and CEO of Community Hospital Corporation. He is a nationally renowned speaker of and advocate for the preservation of community hospitals. The UAB Master of Science in Health Administration alumnus, Class 14, co-chaired the SHP Building Campaign Committee because he understands the vital healthcare role played by the school and its students.
- Created on October 01, 2013
This month Dean Jones interviews Bradley Newcomer, inaugural director of the UAB School of Health Professions biomedical sciences undergraduate program. Bradley has been at UAB since 1999 where he has directed the Experiential Learning Scholars Program, the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program and most recently led the transition of the UAB Honors Academy into the UAB Honors College where he oversaw a 39 percent enrollment increase.
- Created on September 18, 2013
“Physicians assistants are vital to providing quality healthcare to the people of Alabama," said Governor Bentley. "They’re often the first point of contact for patients seeking treatment. I appreciate everything they do. They make a tremendous difference in the lives of patients.”
(To see the Governor's proclamation click here.)
- Created on July 29, 2013
“The fact that the AUPHA selected Jerry for this prestigious position is a testament to his personal leadership skills and the outstanding accomplishments that have occurred in the department during his twelve year tenure as department chair. His selection for this position is a reflection of AUPHA’s ongoing understanding and appreciation of the excellence of our programs and is an example of the field looking, once again, to the department for national and international leadership,” said Harold P. Jones, Ph.D., dean, UAB School of Health Professions. “We thank Jerry for his dedication and leadership and wish him the best as he enters the next chapter of his career.”
- Created on July 18, 2013
“I was so surprised we won, but I do know SHP is always at the top of the list when compared to other schools at UAB regarding dollars given and percent of givers,” said Mary Foster, who accepted the award for SHP (pictured, 2nd from right) and is a member of the 2013-14 Benevolent Fund Council. “I want to personally thank the entire faculty and staff in SHP; their dedication and ongoing participation helped us earn the Super Hero Award again.”
At the luncheon UAB’s Benevolent Fund announced that employees pledged $1,817,144 dollars to this year’s campaign.
To read a UAB News story about the UAB Benevolent Fund campaign celebration and luncheon click here. To watch a UAB News video from the luncheon click here.
The SHP has also won three other Benevolent Fund awards including 2007 Most Creative Campaign, 2009 Super Hero Award and 2011 Best Overall Campaign.
- Created on June 24, 2013
- Created on June 26, 2013
"The nominating committee plays a critical role in identifying and fostering leaders of our association,” said Graham. “I am honored to be elected to this position and it is a privilege to be charged with this responsibility."
- Created on June 26, 2013
The Alabama Commission on Higher Education (ACHE) and the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the addition of a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
This new program, housed in the UAB School of Health Professions, leverages the strengths and expertise from faculty across campus to emphasize the study of life processes in the context of human health and disease risk, diagnosis, management and treatment.
- Created on June 20, 2013
Barbara Gower, Ph.D., professor, wins an Outstanding Reviewer award. She is one of only 12 at the event to receive this honor.
Holly Resuehr, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow (pictured, right), wins Outstanding Abstract, $500 and a Blue Ribbon for her poster titled “Changes in osteocalcin and insulin sensitivity with weight loss through diet and exercise.”
- Online Program Helps Rehabilitation Therapists Improve, Expand Services
- UAB DRC receives 5 year grant exceeding $5M
- UAB Diabetes Research Center recruiting for national study
- Cytology professor elected president of national association
- Physician Assistant faculty members pay it forward for the next generation
- Nutrition Sciences professor elected president of national organization
- Physician Assistant program offering three options for workforce needs
- Nutrition Sciences faculty member named 2013 UAB Outstanding Women Awards
- Incoming NMT, MT, PA and PT students could receive scholarships
- Scripps Health CEO keynote speaker at L.R. Jordan Lecture Feb. 28