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.
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.
Samford’s School of Public Health Launches Major in Health Informatics and Analytics
Samford University’s School of Public Health has launched an undergraduate major in health informatics and analytics with a new concentration in sports injury prevention analytics.
McWhorter School of Pharmacy Celebrates its Most Diverse Class in School History
McWhorter School of Pharmacy's Class of 2025 is already setting records as the most diverse incoming class in the school’s history. Forty-four percent of new students are comprised of historically underrepresented racial groups.
Samford Launches New Joint Degree with Pharmacy and Nutrition
Samford University has launched a new joint Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in nutrition program in coordination with McWhorter School of Pharmacy and the School of Public Health.
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing Receives Nation’s Largest Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Award
Samford University's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing has received the nation’s largest Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) award from the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Project SAMson Boosts Athlete Performance, Provides Experiential Learning Opportunities
The program and the technology will also focus on the prevention of injuries and the well-being of the athletes as they train for competition and heal from injuries.
Pharmacy Student Named to Latest Cohort of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows
Madison Hartley, a student in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was named to the 2021-2022 class of the Alabama Schweitzer Fellows. Over the next year, she will serve the community in conjunction with the Changed Lives Christian Center in North Birmingham, addressing health disparities in underserved groups.
Samford’s Nurse Practitioner Residency Program Celebrates the Success of its First Year
Samford's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing celebrated the first year of its nurse practitioner residency program, which was launched in 2020 after it received a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Rachel Stokes Becomes Samford’s First Doctor of Public Health Graduate
At Samford's spring commencement ceremony, Rachel Stokes became the first graduate of the School of Public Health’s Doctor of Public Health, a professional doctoral program designed to prepare graduates for leadership roles in the field of public health, focusing on the practical application of public health principles across a variety of settings.
Pharmacy Faculty's Involvement in Clinical Research Leads to Publication in New England Journal of Medicine
Lan Bui, assistant professor in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, listed as a co-author of a paper that shares the results from a multi-center clinical trial addressing first line medications for critical care patients.
A Foundation of Support Enables Gavin Orr to Pursue Pharmacy and Football
Pursing both football and pharmacy comes with incredible demands on one's time and energy, but Gavin Orr, a second-year student in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy and offensive lineman for Samford's football team, proves it's possible.
Pharmacy Professor Valerie Prince is Elected President-elect of APhA
McWhorter School of Pharmacy professor Valerie Prince was elected president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association, the largest and oldest pharmacy association in the United States.
Samford Awards 1,340 Degrees to Class of 2021 During Five Ceremonies
For the first time in a year, commencement ceremonies were held on campus and in-person.
Pinning Ceremony Honors Bachelor of Science in Nursing Graduates
Samford's Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing recognized 72 graduates during the school's annual pinning ceremony. The pinning tradition is a special rite of passage for graduating nursing students. While the diploma represents a graduate's proficiency in the science of nursing, the pin is representative of their mastery of the art of nursing.
Samford’s College of Health Sciences Awards 318 Bachelor’s Degrees to its Class of 2021
Samford's College of Health Sciences held its spring commencement ceremony for its undergraduate programs on May 7, awarding 318 bachelor's degrees to graduates from the college’s four schools.
Samford Celebrates its Class of 2020 with an In-Person Ceremony, Reception
Samford University honored graduates from its Class of 2020 on April 24 with a ceremony and reception. Previously, this class had to celebrate its commencement virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health Professions Honors First-year Graduate Students and their Commitment to Calling
Samford's School of Health Professions honored 92 first-year graduate students at the Commitment to Calling ceremony on April 19. The ceremony included students in the school’s three graduate programs: Doctor of Physical Therapy, Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies and Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology.