Programs

Academy for DiversityStudents and faculty of the inaugural diversity in health care academyThe University of Alabama at Birmingham launched the UAB Academy for Addressing Health Disparities through Health Care Leadership on May 30, 2017. The two-week program, dedicated to increasing the racial and ethnic diversity of students in graduate level health care management education and leadership, was created by the UAB School of Health Professions’ Department of Health Services Administration with guidance from the UAB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

FottlersCarol and Myron Fottler at the
2016-17 SHP Scholarship Luncheon
Myron Fottler, Ph.D., who served as program director for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Administration-Health Services program from 1983 until 1999, along with his wife Carol, has established the first endowed scholarship fund for the Ph.D. program located in the UAB School of Health ProfessionsDepartment of Health Services Administration.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham — Alabama’s leading provider of genomic and personalized medicine — has launched the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative in partnership with HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology to better meet health needs across the state.

Quorum Prather MillerLucas Prather with Tom MillerLucas Prather, a first-year student in the UAB School of Health ProfessionsMaster of Science in Health Administration program (MSHA Class 52), is the recipient of the inaugural Quorum Scholar in Health Administration. The Quorum gift, spearheaded by Quorum Health CEO Thomas Miller, is the first-ever full ride scholarship in the MSHA program’s 51-year history.