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.
Commencement for College of Health Sciences Awards 338 Master’s and Doctoral Degrees
Samford's College of Health Sciences held its spring commencement ceremony for its graduate programs on April 23, awarding 338 master’s and doctoral degrees to graduates from the college’s four schools.
Samford Students Play Integral Role in On-Campus Vaccination Clinic
Students and employees within the four schools of Samford's College of Health Sciences facilitated on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinics, administering thousands of vaccines to the community and demonstrating the university's commitment to interprofessional education and practice.
Pharmacy Student Named to Inaugural Class of APhA Executive Residents
Trey Melazzo, a fourth-year student at Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was named to the inaugural class of the American Pharmacists Association's executive residency program. APhA is the largest and oldest pharmacy association in the United States.
Number of Students and Graduates Matching with Pharmacy Residencies Remains Strong
Forty-three Doctor of Pharmacy students and recent graduates matched with PGY1 or PGY2 pharmacy residency, accredited by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. These results placed McWhorter School of Pharmacy in the top third of all schools of pharmacy in the country for the number of matches.
In-Person Pinning Ceremony Celebrates Pharmacy’s Class of 2022
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy hosted its first in-person ceremony since the onset of COVID-19, honoring its third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students at its traditional Professional Pinning Ceremony.
Student Research Earns Top Honors from Alabama Academy of Science
Students from three Samford academic divisions earned top research honors at the annual meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science March 18-19. The organization honored the individual student presenters, but in many cases the projects represented the work of multiple Samford students and faculty.