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Third-year Pharmacy Students Serve the Community through Experiential Course
Third-year students in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy spent a week in a community pharmacy setting as part of an introductory pharmacy practice experience (IPPE) course. Collectively, the students administered 6,000 influenza vaccines and completed nearly 500 MTM encounters. But, unlike previous years, these services were performed through telemedicine and other social distancing practices.
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Carter Named Dean of Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing
Melondie Reeves Carter, RN, Ph.D., has been named dean of Samford University’s Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing effective July 1, 2021. The appointment was announced Oct. 28 by Samford Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs J. Michael Hardin.
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Renewed Agreements Emphasize Pharmacy’s Commitment to Global Engagement
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy remains committed to offering its students opportunities for global engagement in the years to come. To demonstrate this commitment, the school recently renewed several of its international agreements with health care institutions around the world.
 
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Samford Nurse Practitioner Students Provide Free Physicals to Children
Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing family nurse practitioner students performed free physicals for children at the downtown Birmingham YMCA. Thirty-seven children ranging from ages one to four were served.
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McWhorter School of Pharmacy’s Virtual White Coat Ceremony Honors First-year Students
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored its first-year Doctor of Pharmacy cohort, comprised of 116 students, through a virtual White Coat Ceremony on Oct. 24.
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School of Health Profession Alumnus is Making Movement Monumental
Kendell Jno-Finn ’04, derived the name M3Endeavors from a saying he coined, “Making Movement Monumental.” As an exercise science major, Jno-Finn knew that he wanted to become a physical therapist, but he also had a vision for a physical therapy practice that would offer more than physical therapy.
 
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Samford to Host Virtual and In-Person Open House Events for Prospective Students this Fall
This fall, many Samford schools are offering virtual and in-person open house events.
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What is Physical Therapy?
October is National Physical Therapy Month, an annual opportunity to celebrate Physical Therapists and bring awareness to the profession. Samford’s Department of Physical Therapy offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy as well as a Fast-track Doctor of Physical Therapy.
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Public Health Faculty Adapt and Offer New Experiences for Students During COVID-19
As undergraduate students returned for a new academic year this fall, faculty in Samford's School of Public Heath proved to go above and beyond in their work to engage students—through in-person, hybrid and online classes—adapting and expanding the educational experiences they offer, despite the obstacles created by COVID-19.
 
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Pharmacy Faculty Lead New Mobile Clinic, Expanding the University’s COVID-19 Testing
Faculty in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy have assumed leadership of a new mobile clinic, expanding the university’s COVID-19 testing with students and employees.
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Samford Nursing Alumna is First Person of Color Named President of Alabama State Nursing Association
Samford University Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing alumna Lindsey Harris ’06 inducted president of the Alabama State Nursing Association. She is the first person of color to hold the position in the organization’s 100+ year history.
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Pharmacy Alumni Honored at Alabama Pharmacy Association’s Annual Awards
Alumni and current students of Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy were recognized and honored during the Alabama Pharmacy Association’s 139th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon at the end of August.
 
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Social Work Professor Explores the Effects of Social Distancing on Human Behavior
Christson Adedoyin, a professor in Samford's School of Public Health, is serving as the lead editor for a special issue on the effects on social distancing and human behavior for the Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.
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Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Hosts Prayer Parade
The start of this academic year has been unprecedented in many ways. After being apart for nearly six months, students are still unable to closely gather together and attend welcome back events that normally occur at the start of every semester. Regardless of the circumstances, faculty and staff within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders wanted to make sure that they were still doing their best to support students.
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McWhorter School of Pharmacy Offers Online CE Programs this Fall
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy announces its continuing education events this fall will be offered online.
 
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Samford’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing Renamed to Honor Former Dean Nena F. Sanders
Samford University President Andrew Westmoreland announced Tuesday, Aug. 25 that the Ida Moffett School of Nursing will be renamed to honor current namesake Ida V. Moffett and former dean Nena F. Sanders. The school will now be known as Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing.
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Walters Receives Gateway to Research Scholarship for Contributions to Cancer Research
Jillian Walters, a fourth-year Doctor of Pharmacy, received the Gateway to Research Scholarship from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education.
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Benner Elected Board Member of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Kim Benner, professor in Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, has been named Board of Directors-elect for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, or ASHP, an international pharmacy association that serves more than 55,000 members.
 
 
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