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Samford Awards Degrees to 1,287 Students
The graduates were celebrated during five commencement ceremonies held April 29-30.
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Samford to Hold Five Commencement Ceremonies April 29-30 to Celebrate Graduates
More than 1,200 students will graduate April 29-30.
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Samford Pharmacy’s Pinning Ceremony Honors Students as They Transition into Clinicals
Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored its third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students at its annual professional pinning ceremony on April 8.
 
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Samford Pharmacy Achieves Highest Match Rate in School History for Pharmacy Residencies
With 52 students and alumni matching with a pharmacy residency program this spring, Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy achieved a 72% match rate, the highest in school history.
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HEAL Conference Discusses Ramifications of COVID-19 Pandemic on Mental Health
Samford University’s Healthcare Ethics and Law Institute’s (HEAL) annual conference is designed to encourage dialogue about today’s most pressing health care and law issues. The topic of the 21st annual conference was relevant to providers and patients alike: Coming out of the Pandemic: Where are we Mentally?
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Samford Holds Emergency Preparedness Simulation for Nursing and Social Work Students
Samford University’s Experiential Learning and Simulation Center held is its emergency preparedness simulation with students in Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing and the School of Public Health.
 
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Hughes Serves as Author for National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
P.J. Hughes, professor and assistant provost for faculty success, had the opportunity to serve as an author of the 2022 National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES), a document that sets national standards for diabetes education for patients who are newly diagnosed or face diabetes-related complications.
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Faculty Strive to Bridge the Gap in Health Care for Performing Artists
Over the past year, Dr. Dana Daniel Blake and Dr. Jason Terry have joined forces to research and improve the health of music students.  Blake is an assistant professor and director of clinical education for the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Samford and Terry is an assistant professor of piano and director of keyboard studies in the Division of Music in the School of the Arts.   
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Sport Administration Students Win National Case Study Competition
Samford University sport administration students traveled to Indianapolis for the Applied Sport Management Association (ASMA) Conference where ten students competed against teams from across the country in poster presentations, oral presentations and the case study competition.
 
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Samford Hosts a Disaster Response Panel Discussion for Social Work and Nursing Students
Samford's School of Public Health and Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing came together to host a panel discussion titled “A Holistic View of Disaster Response Post 9/11” for undergraduate nursing and master-level social work students on Feb. 8.
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Samford Honors 322 Graduates During Winter Commencement Ceremonies
Two commencement ceremonies were held on Dec. 18 to celebrate the graduates.
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School of Public Health Honors 2021 Dietetic Internship Cohort
 Samford University's School of Public Health honored its 2021 cohort of dietetic interns at its annual certificate ceremony on Dec. 17.
 
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Alumna Danielle Hickman Says Public Health was the Perfect Degree for What She Does Now
Alumna Danielle Hickman ’20 says what she learned as a public health major in Samford's School of Public Health prepared her to serve others. In her current role as the LatinX community development coordinator for Cahaba Medical Care, she is able to do just that.
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Poverty Simulation Encourages Participants to Develop Empathy, Being Rooted and Grounded in Love
As a part of Samford's celebration of the inauguration of President Beck A. Taylor, the School of Public Health hosted a poverty simulation on Oct. 28. The event, titled “Empathy: Rooted and Grounded in Love,” aligned with the scriptural theme for week, Ephesians 3:16-19.
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School of Public Health Expo Day Showcases Student Research, Internship and Service-learning Projects
Samford's School of Public Health hosted an Expo Day, providing both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to showcase their research, internship, or service-learning projects that they completed during the semester.
 
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Pharmacy Students Administer 8,607 Vaccines to the Community During Experiential Course
Each October, third-year students in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy participate in an IPPE course focused on community health. This year, the 117-person class administered a total of 8,607 vaccines to members of the Birmingham community, which is a new school record.
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Nursing Students Honored During Traditional White Coat Ceremony
Samford University’s Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing hosted its biannual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 26 in Samford’s Wright Center. Eighty-one Bachelor of Science in Nursing students who began clinical courses this semester were honored during the event.
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McWhorter School of Pharmacy Hosts White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2025
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy began its celebration of American Pharmacists Month with its annual white coat ceremony on Oct. 1, which honors its class of first-year Doctor of Pharmacy students.
 
 
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