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2020 Nursing graduates participate in first pinning parade

Pinning Parade

Twenty-two Keigwin School of Nursing (KSON) Spring 2020 graduates took part in the University’s first-ever pinning parade on Saturday, June 27, to commemorate their entry into the nursing profession.

“We wanted to celebrate with our graduates and their loved ones …

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First-ever Student Health Center to open this fall

Health Science Complex

For the first time in school history, Jacksonville University will open a Student Health Center to serve the healthcare needs of our students.

“As we endure a global health emergency, now more than ever, we are keenly aware of the …

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Exercise is Medicine recognizes University for efforts to create culture of wellness

Exercise is Medicine

Dr. Carena Winters, Dr. Kristin Alberts, Dr. Buffy Maetozo and Kinesiology master’s student Jackie Baldwin helped Jacksonville University again earn gold level designation from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise is Medicine® On Campus (EIM-OC) program for their …

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University nursing community finds new ways to serve

In the midst of current adversity, the Jacksonville University nursing community banded together to engage in initiatives to uplift and aid their colleagues, who are treating victims of the COVID-19 virus.

The idea evolved from Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing …

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New Healthcare Quality and Safety Programs point providers toward safer tomorrow

Healthcare Simulation Center

“People always want to do their best. They don’t want to hurt anyone,” says Bob Brigham, DBA, one of Jacksonville University’s newest Healthcare Quality and Safety (HQS) Programs adjunct professors. Yet the amount of medical errors in this country is …

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Aviation alumni soars past health problems to find success

An adverse medical diagnosis can lead some people to live their lives limited by their problem. Others, however, choose to soar beyond their health issues.

Las Vegas native Curtis Higgons and 2014 Jacksonville University aviation grad, for instance, took off …

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University names Mark Tillman as Dean of Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences

Dr. Mark Tillman Dean of BRCHS

Strengthening its position as a leader in quality healthcare education and training in Northeast Florida, Jacksonville University today named Dr. Mark Tillman the new Dean of the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences.

“Dr. Tillman brings impressive skills in an …

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Simple techniques can help you take better care of yourself

Relaxing in hammocks

In today’s world, it’s safe to say that the true meaning of self-care has been distorted to model something that it’s not. The run of the mill alone time and bubble baths seem to be very last year compared to …

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