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To Take the Elevator or the Stairs?
Research conducted by undergraduate kinesiology students in the School of Health Professions revealed that with a simple recommendation, people often choose the latter.
Ford Earns Alabama Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association's Most Prestigious Honor
Matthew Ford, professor and department of physical therapy chair, has earned the Alabama Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association's 2019 Marilyn Gossman Award for Professionalism in Physical Therapy. He is the first Samford University faculty member to receive this honor.
New Hearing Clinic Opened by Doctor of Audiology Program Provides Hands-On Student Experience
Samford University’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders recently opened an audiology clinic housed within the College of Health Sciences. The clinic will offer Doctor of Audiology students the opportunity to provide services under the supervision and guidance of the department’s experienced team of clinical faculty.
School of Health Professions Commemorates Students’ Commitment to Calling
Samford University’s School of Health Professions honored 99 first-year graduate students at its annual Commitment to Calling Ceremony on Sept. 4. During the ceremony, the students pledged to utilize the profession to which they are called to give compassionate service to others.
HEAL Conference Convenes National Thought Leaders to Discuss Medical Marijuana
For the past 20 years, Samford University’s Healthcare Ethics and Law Conference has invited students and medical professionals to campus for a vibrant discussion on some of the most pressing health care ethics and law issues facing society today. This year, the conference's topic was the benefits and risks associated with medical marijuana.
Tour Samford’s Experiential Learning and Simulation Center in Celebration of Health Care Simulation Week
Samford University’s Experiential Learning and Simulation Center celebrated Health Care Simulation Week, Sept. 16-20, in partnership with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.