A leading-edge effort by the School of Applied Health Sciences to boost the number of mental health and substance abuse paraprofessionals in the region is off to a strong start, with projections for nearly 60 people to complete free Enhanced …Read More »
FIT LIFE: Warmer weather leaves no excuse not to get out and get fit
It’s not too late to get healthier in 2017 – even if we’re long past the season of resolution-making and folks have moved on to other priorities. But with eight out of 10 American adults not meeting physical activity guidelines, …Read More »
Therapy the Irish way is on the Spring Break Study Abroad itinerary for School of Applied Health Sciences students
When students in the School of Applied Health Sciences travel to Ireland this Spring Break, they won’t just be communing with nature at the Cliffs of Moher or hiking the Wicklow Mountains, they’ll be hitting the road (on the left …Read More »
School of Orthodontics student Kaveh Baharvad helps change lives with smiles
Meet Dr. Kaveh Baharvand, who is enrolled in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences School of Orthodontics’ Advanced Specialty Education Program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics/Master of Science in Dentistry, as well as the MS in Organizational Leadership …Read More »
New name, unrivaled excellence in care: Keigwin School of Nursing shines even brighter with $3.3 million in gifts and naming by Beverly and Jack Keigwin
Jacksonville University is home to the newly established Keigwin School of Nursing, thanks to gifts including $3 million from Beverly and Jack Keigwin, the University announced Wednesday. The Keigwins’ donation is the largest in the Nursing school’s 36-year history.
Additional …Read More »
Kinesiology students present for first time at Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference
Kinesiology graduate and undergraduate students and their professors recently had the honor of presenting at the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference.
The annual event, which this year was held Feb. 16-18 in Greenville, S.C., brings together more than …Read More »
HEALTHY LIFE: Could an infection be underlying diabetes?
People with Type 2 Diabetes are at an increased risk to develop infections. But what if you don’t know if you have Type 2 Diabetes?
According to recent estimates, about 8 percent of the U.S. population is affected by Type …Read More »
Speech-language master’s student Zoe Welch: ‘The best SLPs have come together to make the best program’
Zoe Welch earned her undergraduate degree in Communications Sciences and Disorders at the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences and is now in the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program. She is part of the first cohort to complete …Read More »
HEALTHY LIFE: Mystery symptoms linked to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
It can affect major organ systems such as those for the kidneys, brain, joints, heart and skin.
It affects women 10 times more than men, and is more common in African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians ages 15 to 40.
Yet it’s …Read More »
Mental Health master’s student Africa Pino uses program’s ample hands-on experience to follow dream of giving back through counseling
Africa Pino is part of the inaugural cohort of the Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling Program in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences.
What is your undergraduate degree in?
Business Administration Management
Why did you choose …Read More »