Samford Master of Healthcare Administration Alumnus Selected as Administrative Fellow
Samford University Master of Healthcare Administration alumnus Troy Nelson, MHA ’23, was recently selected as an administrative fellow at Whitfield Regional Hospital in Demopolis, Alabama, making him the first healthcare administration graduate from Samford selected for an administrative fellowship.
Samford Wellness Garden Plants Seeds of Community
The Samford Wellness Garden is an oasis of sustainability and interprofessional community for Samford University. Clara Darling, director of the Samford Wellness kitchen, received a grant for the garden last year and it has flourished ever since.
Innovative Methods for Understanding: How Samford Students Gain Practical Skills and Perspective
On Oct. 24, students from Samford’s Micah Fellows program, School of Public Health and Orlean Beeson School of Education came together to engage in a unique instructional exercise known as a poverty simulation.
Samford Celebrates 182nd Opening Convocation
Samford University officially began the fall 2023 semester with the 182nd opening convocation on Aug. 22. In his third year as president, Beck A. Taylor gave the opening address where he announced faith as the theme for the 2023-24 academic year.
Experiential Learning and Simulation Center in Samford University’s College of Health Sciences Receives Accreditation
The Experiential Learning and Simulation Center in Samford University’s College of Health Sciences is now one of the four accredited academic health care centers in Alabama and one of only 300 accredited centers in the world.
Degree of Success: Samford Public Health Alumna Goes Global with Dr.P.H.
When she enrolled in Samford University’s School of Public Health, Liza Pugh Nicholson had business to attend to. As founder and CEO of Avail Management Services, a Tuscaloosa, Ala.-based health care management company, Nicholson, Dr.P.H. ’22, had already established herself as a leader in her field.
Carol Ratcliffe Named ‘60 for 60’ Honoree by University of Alabama Black Alumni Association
Carol Ratcliffe, professor and chair of Samford University’s Department of Healthcare Administration and Analytics, was selected as a 60 for 60 honoree in recognition of the 60th year of integration at the University of Alabama.
CHS Graduates Encouraged to Write Their Own Stories, Focus on the 'Long Game'
From April 28-29, Samford University’s College of Health Sciences—home to the School of Health Professions, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Moffett and Sanders School of Nursing and School of Public Health—honored 597 graduates, each with their own “Samford story.”
Samford’s School of Public Health Honors Nutrition and Dietetics Students
Samford’s School of Public Health honored more than 45 nutrition and dietetics students at a special ceremony in March.
Samford Pharmacy, Public Health Students Take Top Graduate Honors in Student Research Colloquia
Samford University’s Student Research Colloquia saw a healthy turnout—in more ways than one. Out of 156 participating students and 95 poster presentations, two students from the College of Health Sciences took top honors in the colloquia’s graduate level.
Samford Colloquia Event Celebrates Student Research
The second annual Samford Student Research Colloquia, held April 21, saw undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines across campus gather to present their scholarship and research in a public forum.
Samford’s School of Public Health Honors Students in UPD Induction & Awards Ceremony
Samford’s School of Public Health honored 29 students in the Upsilon Phi Delta Induction & Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 23.
Samford Diabetes Self-Management Grant Project Nets Largest Cohort in Program History
With its largest cohort in program history, Samford University’s Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) grant project is making significant strides in helping Alabamians diagnosed with diabetes.
State of the State’s Water: Why Women Should Care Event Inspires Students to Act
In honor of Women's History Month, Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives hosted the "State of the State's Water: Why Women Should Care" event on March 15, featuring the nonprofit: Black Warrior Riverkeeper.
Coaches, Athletes Credit Historic Athletic Seasons to Project SAMson
Several of Samford’s athletic teams enjoyed their best seasons in university history, and much of that success is due to the impact of Project SAMson.
MGMA Endows Scholarship for Samford Health Care Administration Students
The Alabama and Birmingham Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) chapters are putting the “care” in “health care” for students in Samford University’s School of Public Health.
Courting Collaboration: Samford Law and Social Work Students Come Together for Interdisciplinary Events
Recent interdisciplinary collaborations between Samford’s Cumberland School of Law and the School of Public Health’s Department of Social Work demonstrated the intersection of law and social work.
Samford Public Health Student Appears on National News
Samford School of Public Health student Harper Simmons is making the grade—and the national news, after sharing social media posts highlighting the student-led prayer and worship gathering at Reid Chapel.