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.  Take a look at the new MSHA video
HI leonard williams storyHealth Informatics is a Reunion for Two Class Members
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.

Amanda DorseyUAB Health Informatics Program is Among the Most
Established in the United States

Alumna and program director Amanda Dorsey says Birmingham's Health IT Breeding Ground "all starts with UAB."  The program was established in 1991 and has developed curriculum specifically geared toward producing the next generation of health IT leaders, innovators, and problem solvers.

neerav jadejaUAB 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 landry webAmy 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.

"This election reflects the trust that members of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management have in her leadership responsibilities," said S. Robert Hernandez, Professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration and a former PDW Chair.  (continued...)

HSA Graduates First Class of Saudi Arabian Hospital Administrators at King Fahad Specialist Hospital
A joint partnership between the University of Alabama at BirminghamDepartment of Health Services Administration and the King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam graduated its first class of Saudi Arabian hospital administrators.  The SHP Flickr page has all the photos from this historical day.