Monica S. Aswani, DrPH, assistant professor in the UAB School of Health Professions’ Department of Health Services Administration, wins the 2019 International Health Economics Association (iHEA) Student Prize for her paper titled “Differential Impact of Hospital and Community Factors on Medicare Readmission Penalties”.

 The University of Alabama at Birmingham has named Andrew J. Butler, MPT, MBA, Ph.D., dean of the UAB School of Health Professions following a national search.

Donna Slovensky, Ph.D., professor and senior associate dean for Academic and Faculty Affairs in the School of Health Professions, will become the interim dean of the school April 1, when Dean Harold Jones will officially retire after a distinguished career of 18 years in that role.

Doctorre McDade, a member of the first cohort in the School of Health Professions’ new Master of Science in Healthcare Simulation program, wins the Student Division of the UAB Graduate School’s Say it In 6 competition. The photo – to the right – included the six words: “I’m too blessed to be stressed.”