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Master of Social Work Graduate Earns Degree to Be an Advocate for Children
Sesaria Calderon ’20 has a passion for serving children. After earning her Master of Social Work from Samford's School of Public Health, she now works as a therapist at Blount County Children’s Center, a child advocacy center in central Alabama.
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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.
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Pharmacy Alumnus in U.S. Public Health Service Deployed to Serve COVID-19 Patients
Nicholas Daniel, a 2014 alumnus of Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, is a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. In March, he was deployed to New York City to set up and manage a medical treatment center that cared for COVID-positive patients in the city.
 
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Cates Becomes President of College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists
Marshall E. Cates, professor and department chair in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, is now president of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP). He has been an active member of CPNP since it was first established in 1998.
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Public Health Graduate Demonstrates Commitment to Public Service with AmeriCorps VISTA
Katie Brabham '20 comes from a large military family, so when she graduated from Samford's School of Public Health with a degree in public health, she knew she wanted to pursue a career of public service. Today, she works as a member of AmeriCorps VISTA.
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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.
 
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Student & Faculty Collaborate on Diabetes Research
Research is an important component of Samford's nutrition and dietetics major, and while students often engage in their own projects, they also have the opportunity to support the ongoing research conducted by faculty, as is the story with professor Suresh Mathews and alumnus Callie Nickels '18.
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Samford Launches Joint Master’s Degree with Business and Healthcare Administration
In coordination with its School of Public Health and Brock School of Business, Samford University now offers a joint Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program that can be completed fully online.
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A Pathway to Pharmacy
Samford's prepharmacy curriculum equips students with a foundational experience for a successful transition into McWhorter School of Pharmacy's Doctor of Pharmacy program. It also offers a vibrant student life.
 
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Sowing Seeds of Hope: Nursing Alumna Serves Perry County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
Over the years, Sowing Seeds of Hope and Ida Moffett School of Nursing alumna Frances Ford have served the people of Perry County through home repair and housing solutions, healthcare assistance, spiritual renewal opportunities, education resources and more. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they have stepped up to further provide vital resources at a crucial time.
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Ida Moffett School of Nursing Receives $2 Million Grant for Nurse Educators
Samford University’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing has received more than $2 million to help make graduate nursing education more affordable for current nurse educators or practicing nurses committed to careers in nursing education.
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Meeting Young Children’s Speech and Language Needs at Home
As school systems across the country transitioned to online learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many school-based speech and language services were disrupted. However, Communication Sciences and Disorders Professor shares ways you can continue to meet young children’s speech and language needs from home.
 
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Camo to College: Ida Moffett School of Nursing Hosts Professional Development Simulation
Samford University partnered with Davenport University to present a simulation highlighting the experiences and obstacles commonly reported by military service members and veterans transitioning into an academic setting.
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Communication Sciences and Disorders Student Organization Receives National Gold Honors
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) has awarded Samford University’s National Student Speech Language Hearing Association chapter (SUNSSLHA) with gold chapter honors for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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Pharmacy Alumna Sets the Pace for COVID-19 Response
DeAnn Mullins ‘93 is the pharmacist and owner of Mullins Pharmacy in Lynn Haven, Florida. On March 13, when the president declared COVID-19 a national emergency, Mullins said she spent the weekend developing a 16-page action plan that she would introduce to her pharmacy’s staff that Monday. 
 
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Empowering African American Churchgoers in the Fight Against Heart Disease
Domecia Brown, a third-year Doctor of Pharmacy student, just completed a year-long fellowship with the Albert Schweitzer Fellows. With her project, she partnered with Jefferson County Department of Health on a new initiative, addressing health in the 35211 zip code.
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Nursing Alumnus Goes to New York City to Serve Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
When Bryan Wimbish ’11 was completing his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Samford’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing, he sought the Lord’s guidance on where he should use his skills to serve. He recalls the Lord asking him, "Where is the darkest place that you can shine?"
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McWhorter School of Pharmacy’s PGY1 Residency Receives Accreditation Extension
Earlier this month, McWhorter School of Pharmacy's postgraduate year one (PGY1) community-based residency received a three-year extension of its accreditation from the American Society for Health-System Pharmacists, or ASHP.
 
 
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