|DEPARTMENT of HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION
The Department of Health Services Administration includes top-ranked programs, as well as a variety of continuing education opportunities for health services executives. Several of the programs are the only one of their kind in the state, first of their kind in the nation, and ranked in the top ten in the nation. Graduates of these programs enjoy high starting salaries and abundant job opportunities.
| Graduate Program Ranked No.5 in the United States by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT for 2014
Looking for a degree that will help you gain employment and impress employers? Yahoo.com named the Top Four Degrees that Employers Love. Coming in at number one is health care management, and ranked at number 5 by US NEWS & WORLD REPORT for 2014, is the UAB MSHA graduate degree in Health Administration.
First UAB Alumni Chapter in Saudi Arabia
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s National Alumni Society has formally recognized the UAB Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Alumni Chapter. The first NAS chapter established in the Middle East includes 31 graduates of Saudi Arabia’s inaugural UAB Executive Master of Science in Health Administration. The chapter is open to any UAB graduate that lives in Saudi Arabia.
Fateful Meeting is Now a Reunion for Two Grateful Health Informatics Classmates
They are two different personalities brought together by a twist of fate that began in an emergency room a couple of years ago. Today, they have a common interest in health information – more importantly – a degree in Health Informatics.
UAB MSHA Graduate Named to National 25 Healthcare Leaders Under 40 List Neerav Jadeja, Administrator of Paradise Valley Hospital
Administrator of Paradise Valley Hospital (National City, Calif.). Mr. Jadeja, 36, began his career with Gainesville, Fla.-based Shands Healthcare in 2002, where he served as COO at Shands Lakeshore in Lake City, Fla., before leaving in 2008. He then served as COO for Murrieta, Calif.-based Southwest Healthcare System's Inland Valley and Rancho Springs Medical Centers. He earned an MBA and a master of science in healthcare administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Amy Yarbrough Landry, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, has been elected PDW/Program Chair-elect of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management. Landry, a member of the HCM Division since 2004, previously served as chair of the Division’s Teaching Committee and as an Academic-At-Large. (continued...)