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The purposes of the Association are to create a cohesive national body of the alumni of the Graduate Programs in Health Administration of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (hereinafter referred to as the Graduate Programs); to promote, assist and enhance the Programs; to encourage professional growth of the membership of the Association; to advance the interests and knowledge of health administration; to promote cooperation, understanding and fellowship among the alumni and students of the Programs: and to engage in such other related activities as may to desirable or required to fulfill the purposed and objectives of the Association.

GPHA Mission

To support lifelong relationships with all graduate program alumni that provide their time, loyalty, and intellectual and financial resources in support of the University’s pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and public service.

GPHA Vision

GPHA serves as a vital partner in the success of UAB through the significant engagement of graduate program alumni.

GPHA Core Values

  • Global Community – We create a worldwide community of UAB graduate program alumni.
  • Partner – We partner with the UAB graduate programs to foster strong, lifelong relationships among and between alumni, students and UAB.
  • Health Professionals – We are professionals committed to supporting students and alumni in actively identifying and creating new opportunities.
  • Advocacy – We are leaders in advancing the quality and stature of UAB graduate programs. We encourage volunteer and philanthropic support of UAB.

Contact Us

If you have questions please reach out to Randa Hall, associate chair, External Relations & Alumni for the Department of Health Services Administration, at 205-934-3332 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..