Health Professions Students Serve in Ecuador
Health Professions students traveled to Ecuador for an interprofessional medical mission trip. Although they had prepared for months, they could not have fathomed what God had in store.
College of Health Sciences Collaborates for Asthma and Wellness Camp
This summer, faculty and students from Samford University’s College of Health Sciences collaborated with Alabama Allergy and Asthma Center to host a virtual young teen asthma and wellness camp.
Meet 2019-20 Margaret L. Johnson Scholarship Recipient: Mary Beth Wagner
In 2018, the School of Health Professions surprised Margaret Johnson with the endowment of the Margaret L. Johnson Scholarship. Mary Beth Wagner was selected as the 2020 scholarship recipient.
Students Hear from Guest Lecturer Douglas Beck
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders hosted guest lecturer Douglas Beck, executive director of academic sciences for Oticon. Beck is among the most prolific authors in audiology having addressed a wide variety of audiology and professional topics including; audiology, the profession of audiology, pediatric audiology, cognition, hearing aids, audition, counseling and more.
Communication Sciences and Disorders Student Organization Promotes Literacy
Annually, Samford University National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (SUNSSLHA) members work together to organize and complete service projects for the community. This year, the student organization partnered with The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs to update the Center’s literacy bags.
Kinesiology Students Create At-Home Exercise Demonstration Videos
As businesses around the country began to transition to a work-from-home setting, gyms were forced to be creative, finding ways to still appeal to their clientele from a distance. School of Health Professions faculty used the transition as a learning opportunity for health sciences students.
School of Health Professions Hosts Virtual Simulation with University in Pennsylvania
Samford’s Experiential Learning and Simulation Center hosted a virtual simulation experience for Doctor of Physical Therapy students from Samford’s School of Health Professions and DeSales University in Center Valley, Pennsylvania. The event was the first telehealth simulation for both programs.