Stephens Smith JonesMichael E. Stephens with Anita Smith and Harold Jones in 2014Michael E. Stephens, alumnus of the UAB School of Health Professions’ Master of Science in Health Administration and the driving force behind the Lakeshore Foundation, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at the age of 73.

BwB Chris Baker

The latest edition of Breakfast with Blazers features an alumnus from the UAB School of Health ProfessionsDepartment of Physical Therapy.

Chris Baker, PT, DPT (UAB Doctor of Physical Therapy Class of 2014), a physical therapist at BenchMark Physical Therapy in Chelsea, shared breakfast and insight with 17 students from the UAB DPT Class of 2018.

OwenBailey USAHealth COO 2016Owen Bailey, MSHA Class 22, named CEO of USA HealthOwen Bailey, alumnus of the UAB School of Health Professions' Master of Science in Health Administration program (Class 22) and a veteran health care leader who has served as chief operating officer of USA Health since March 2016, has been named chief executive officer and senior associate vice president for medical affairs of the comprehensive academic health care system dedicated to helping people lead longer, better lives.  

whitley kelley uab genetic counselingWhitley Kelley
UAB Genetic Counseling
Class of 2015
Whitley Kelley doesn’t make designer babies. Or spend all day breaking bad news to families.

“Misconceptions abound about the role of a genetic counselor, and genetic testing in general,” says Kelley, a 2015 graduate of the UAB School of Health ProfessionsMaster of Science in Genetic Counseling program. She is one of three genetic counselors on staff at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville, which includes Meagan Cochran, a 2012 graduate of the UAB GC program who was featured in a 2013 UAB Magazine article “Speaking in Code: Preparing Students for a New Era in Genetic Counseling.”