The award includes scholarship funding to the program to further Master of Science Health Administration students' firsthand experiences and education in health care.
The inaugural academy class includes eight undergraduates from the UAB Health Care Management and Public Health programs.
UAB study examines relationships between stigma, discrimination, abuse and depression in American Muslim women.
An estimated 625 students will participate in the commencement ceremony, and 745 students will graduate. The university’s highest degrees will be conferred on 79 students from 18 states and seven countries in the doctoral hooding ceremony.

UAB is one of only two universities approved for 2016 by the National Science Foundation as an official Center for Health Organization Transformation site, and is one of only six CHOT University Sites in the United States.

Jessica Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, received a $100,000 New Connections grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine perceptions of discrimination in health care settings.
Incentive programs rewarding primary care physicians shown to lower medical spending and improve quality.
The UAB School of Health Professions continues to expand into international education and names two faculty to leadership positions.
The 34th National Symposium for Healthcare Executives, a learning environment for health care leaders, is scheduled for Aug. 6-8.
Teams from 35 universities in the United States and Canada will take part in the 8th Annual University of Alabama at Birmingham Health Administration Case Competition on Thursday, Feb. 27.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approve new endowments, promotions and programs during its Feb. 7 meeting.
Christy Lemak, Ph.D., health care management leader, takes over UAB Department of Health Services Administration and its nationally ranked programs.

The theme of this year’s symposium is “Healthcare is getting competitive: Can you win with your cost and quality?”

Shewchuk was given the Joseph F. Volker Distinguished Faculty Award in 2008.

More than 800 students will participate in UAB’s fall commencement ceremony, which will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at Bartow Arena.
The fifth annual Health Administration Case Competition was conducted by UAB's Department of Health Services Administration.
Howard W. Houser is retiring after a more-than 40-year career full of personal and professional landmarks.
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