Lettie Pate Whitehead

The Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation has awarded the UAB School of Health Professions a grant of $272,500 – an increase of $22,500 from the previous year – for scholarships to women in need of financial assistance during the 2023-24 academic year.

Physical therapists' role is everchanging and adapting with society. The rise in healthcare disparities has revealed the crucial role physical therapists play in preventative care, chronic disease management, and promoting overall health and well-being. The new UAB Graduate Certificate in Primary Care PT for Underserved Populations is a new comprehensive program designed to equip physical therapists with specialized knowledge and skills to address the unique healthcare needs of underserved communities.

The School of Health Professions Office of Research and Innovation (SHP-R&I) held its first Specific Aims Page Writing Workshop Friday, March 24, 2023.

The UAB School of Health Professions has three programs ranked in the Top 11 in the nation according the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.