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The UAB Master of Science in Health Administration program is now the highest-ranked program in the nation according to the latest  U.S. News & World Report rankings. Housed in the School of Health Professions’ Department of Health Services Administration, the MSHA program achieved an overall score of 4.5, two-tenths of a point ahead of the second ranked program in the category of Best Grad Schools in Health Care Management.

Researchers from the UAB Department of Occupational Therapy have published new findings that suggest spending 20 minutes in an urban park will make someone happier regardless of whether they are engaging in exercise or not during the visit.

The Master of Science in Health Administration program at the UAB School of Health Professions has been acknowledged for excellence by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education as the winner of the 2019 CAHME/Baylor Scott and White Health Award for Excellence in Quality Improvement Education.

James O. Hill, Ph.D., an internationally recognized expert in weight management, has been named chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Nutrition Sciences and director of the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center.