Background

In celebration of Allied Health Professions Week, the National Society of Allied Health (NSAH) is hosting a student competition among its constituent organizations. The purpose of the competition is to promote allied health in the community at large.

Facts

  • Allied health professionals deliver services involving the identification, evaluation and prevention of diseases and disorders, dietary and nutrition services, rehabilitation and health systems management.
  • When combined, allied health professions comprise nearly 60 percent of the health professions workforce.
  • Allied Health Professions week is celebrated annually during the first full week of November. The Board of Directors has decided the competition will include those activities that occurred throughout the fall of 2019 through January 31, 2020.
  • This time is set aside to recognize the many health professionals who contribute to health care delivery, service and education.

The Competition

The NSAH invites allied health students of constituent schools to participate in a competition that promotes the allied health professions. Student teams will be invited to present their projects at the annual conference that will be held April 2-4, 2020 at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida. Prizes for student teams are the following:

1st place                      $500

2nd place                     $250

3rd place                     $100

Project Requirements

Your project report must be submitted no later than February 28, 2020. It should be:

  • Fun and engaging
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Cost-effective
  • Creative
  • Reproducible
  • Show results

Submission Requirements

Please submit a description of your novel project using APA style format to include:

  • A summary of the event(s) – 1 page
  • Methods used – how you designed and implemented your allied health week activities (2 – 3 pages)
  • Outcomes (2 – 3 pages)
  • Attachments – videos, photos on CDs (optional)
  • A letter from a faculty advisor that confirms completion of the project during the fall and before December 31, 2019.

Mailing instructions

You must submit your project electronically no later than February 28, 2020 to:

Dr. Gloria Rogers

Email:  gloriatms@verizon.net

Constituent Organizations of NSAH

  • Alabama State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Howard University
  • Norfolk State University
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Winston-Salem State University