Physical Therapy Professor Enhances Student Learning with Technology
This summer, the new Doctor of Physical Therapy cohort began their program of study completely online. Typically, the cohort would have utilized the on-campus cadaver lab for their first semester anatomy course; however, faculty used the School of Health Professions Anatomage Table for digital cadaver dissection so that the students could complete their first course in a safe environment.
Health Professions Commencement Speakers Encourage Graduates to Lean on God’s Faithfulness
Samford University’s School of Health Professions held its spring commencement ceremony August 15, presenting bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to 146 graduates. Representing their peers, Kesli Hobbs ’20, B.S. in sport administration and marketing minor, and Katee Nall ’20, M.S. in speech language pathology, shared personal testimonies of overcoming adversity and leaning on God’s faithfulness and love.
Samford Kinesiology Students Publish Research Indicating Exercise at Preferred Time of Day Impacts Training Program
Many individuals looking to get the most out of their workouts often wonder what time of day is best for exercise. Hannah Blazer and Cassidy Jordan, health sciences majors in the School of Health Professions Department of Kinesiology, used their senior research project to test how an individual’s preferred time of day for training effects performance.
School of Health Professions Faculty Selected as 2020 ASHA Fellow
Carol Koch, Samford University Communication Sciences and Disorders professor and masters of Speech Language Pathology program director, has been named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
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.