Randa Smith Hall, MBA, MSHA is Associate Chair of External Relations & Alumni Affairs and an Assistant Professor for the Department of Health Services Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Before returning to UAB, Randa brings extensive experience with the field of practice after working in an integrative healthcare delivery system in Knoxville, TN, a dermatology group practice in Pinehurst, NC and the quality improvement organization for North Carolina.
During her 20 years at UAB, she has held a variety of roles from student recruitment to placements for internships and administrative residencies to MSHA Program Director. In her current role, she is responsible for engaging alumni within the Department of Health Services Administration with other alumni, students, and faculty through mentoring initiatives, regional events, and continuing education programming. She coordinates the Annual Preceptors’ Conference and InnoHack. In addition, Ms. Hall chairs the national UAB Health Administration Case Competition (www.hacasecompetition.com), which brings together graduate students from across the country for a capstone experience and networking opportunity with national healthcare executives in Birmingham, Alabama.