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School of Health Professions Offers Heat Safety Tips
At all levels of sport, athletic trainers are working to prevent cases of heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat injury, heatstroke and dehydration; however, Kyle Southall, instructor and director of clinical education, shares four imperative steps that any person working out outdoors can take to keep themselves safe. 
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Communication Sciences and Disorders Student Organization Recognized with Honors
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) recently honored Samford University’s chapter (SUNSSLHA) with a bronze honors ranking for the 2018-2019 school year. The student organization was the only one in Alabama to receive honors. 
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Health Sciences Commencement Marks an Important Milestone in Graduates' Pursuit of Calling
Samford University’s College of Health Sciences awarded 316 bachelor’s degrees on Friday, May 10, to graduates of the undergraduate programs in its four schools: School of Health Professions, Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health.  
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College of Health Sciences' Spring Commencement Awards 319 Graduate Degrees
Samford University’s College of Health Sciences held its spring commencement ceremony for its graduate programs May 3, presenting master’s and doctoral degrees to 319 graduates from the college’s four schools: School of Health Professions, Ida Moffett School of Nursing, McWhorter School of Pharmacy and School of Public Health.  
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Samford’s Physician Assistant Studies Program Receives Provisional Accreditation from ARC-PA
Samford University’s School of Health Professions has received provisional accreditation for its Physician Assistant Studies program from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).  
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Occupational Therapy Program Taking Shape
As the School of Health Professions continues its tradition of offering quality health care programs such as physical therapy, communication sciences and disorders, and kinesiology, a new entry-level doctorate in occupational therapy (O.T.D.) is beginning to take shape. 
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Your Workout Playlist Can Impact Your Strength Training, Samford Kinesiology Research Finds
For most athletes, music is a necessity for a motivating workout session. While most gyms and workout classes provide overhead music, research now shows working out to your own playlist might yield better results. In a recent study, Samford kinesiology researchers examined the effects of listening to preferred versus nonpreferred music during resistance exercise.