We are looking for our Best and Brightest Alumni!

Is that you? Then nominate yourself. Nobody knows you better than you.

Is it a friend? Then nominate them. Tell us who inspires you so they can inspire others.


Distinguished Alumni Award

This is the highest honor awarded to prominent alumni who have achieved distinction through exceptional contribution to their professions. This award highlights the diverse talents, notable accomplishments and extraordinary service of our alumni and is reserved for those with a history of excellence in their careers. During our 40th Anniversary in 2009, we honored forty alumni who personify the School’s mission, vision and values. We currently have 48 members in this exclusive group.

Selection Criteria

  • Must be a graduate of the UAB School of Health Professions
  • Must have made significant accomplishments in his/her profession
  • Must have contributed to his/her respective program through involvement, service or financial support
  • Must possess the highest standards of professionalism

Distinguished Alumni Award Nomination Form
*Have an issue with this form? Email Amanda Sherman at asherman@uab.edu for assistance.

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Young Alumni Achievement Award

This award honors young alumni that have made significant professional accomplishments at an early stage in their careers.

Selection Criteria

  • Must have graduated with the first degree from the School of Health Professions within the past 10 years
  • Must have attained a high level of professional accomplishment
  • Must possess the highest standards of professionalism

Young Alumni Achievement Award Nomination Form 
*Have an issue with this form? Email Amanda Sherman at asherman@uab.edu for assistance.

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Alumni Service Award

This award honors alumni who have demonstrated extraordinary service to the local, national, or global community.

Selection Criteria

  • Must be a graduate of the UAB School of Health Professions
  • Must have demonstrated continuing extraordinary service to UAB, the School of Health Professions, and/or notable public service on a local, state, national, or international level
  • Must possess the highest standards of professionalism

Alumni Service Award Nomination Form
*Have an issue with this form? Email Amanda Sherman at asherman@uab.edu for assistance.

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Selection Procedures

SHP faculty, staff, and alumni may submit nominations. Nominations must be made using the online application forms (see links above). 

Nominations must be made using the online application forms (see links above) by October 15th.

Conferring of Awards

Formal presentation of awards will based upon the recipient’s department/program.