During the fall semester 2018, ten students from the UAB School of Health Professions’ Health Care Management (HCM) program visited Brookdale University Park, a luxury senior living community, multiple times. What began as a learning experience for students to better understand the long-term care structure, soon turned into so much more.

Eta Berner, Ed.D., professor in the UAB Department of Health Services Administration, is the second faculty member in the School of Health Professions to have two online courses certified by Quality Matters, a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process that certifies the quality of online courses.

The School of Health Professions' Master of Science in Health Administration program defeated ten other universities from across the United States and take home first place in Baylor University’s 4th annual Robbins Case Competition in Healthcare Management. In addition, team member Lauren Naumcheff was one of three students awarded Best Presenter.

Samantha Martin, Ph.D., postdoctoral student in the UAB School of Health Professions' Department of Nutrition Sciences, has been selected to receive an Outstanding Postdoctoral Award for her exceptional accomplishments. Martin received the Dr. Congeniality Award for being the postdoc who has a disposition so kind and pleasant, their presence brightens the atmosphere of the work environment.