College of Health Sciences Donates Protective Equipment to Local Hospitals
Samford University's College of Health Sciences had the opportunity to donate supplies after local hospitals sent a request, expressing the criteria need for personal protective equipment.
Asthma and Coronavirus: What Individuals with Asthma Need to Know
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some individuals may be at higher risk for severe cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). Because COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that can affect the upper and lower airways, those who suffer from asthma are included in the higher risk category.
Telehealth Helps Fight the Coronavirus Pandemic
Telehealth services were recently expanded for Medicare beneficiaries. Telehealth is the use of telecommunication devices to provide health care delivery. For many health care facilities, this expansion will allow the continuation of care for routine doctor’s office visitors while reducing the risk of exposure to COVID-19.
Community Health and Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself and Those Around You
The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has stimulated unprecedented conditions for health care workers. As members of the health care workforce attempt to serve their patients, they risk exposure, but there are collaborative efforts that we can take to protect one another and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Ida Moffett School of Nursing Student Named Schweitzer Fellow
The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) of Alabama has announced Mary Babin, an Ida Moffett School of Nursing family nurse practitioner student, as a 2020-21 Alabama Schweitzer Fellow.
Ratcliffe Wins Macon Award, Martin Earns Marshall Award
Samford University presented two of its top awards to faculty during opening convocation for the spring term Jan. 21. Carol Ratcliffe, professor and chair of the Department of Healthcare Administration, received the George Macon Memorial Award. Jane Martin, professor and senior associate dean of Ida Moffett School of Nursing, was presented the Jennings B. Marshall Award.
Samford’s Online Programs Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report
The latest U.S. News & World Report rankings recognize multiple Samford programs among the top online programs in the country based on a variety of factors, including reputation, faculty credentials, student engagement and selectivity.