The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences welcomes Assistant Professor Roberta Christopher to the School of Nursing. She is the former Director of Nursing Research & Magnet at UF Health Jacksonville and has been a nurse for more than …Read More »
Public Policy Institute hosts Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding
Assessing the return on investment for taxpayer funding received by hospitals was the topic of a recent meeting of the Florida Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding hosted by the JU Public Policy Institute.
The meeting July 1 opened …Read More »
Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences celebrates first Nurse Practitioner Fellowship
The JU Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences celebrated the inaugural Nurse Practitioner Fellowship at the Riverhouse Wednesday, June 10.
This unique program was developed by Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) faculty members Dr. Michelle Edmonds and Dr. Hilary Morgan in …Read More »
Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences offering Master’s in Mental Health Counseling
The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences continues its expansion of the School of Applied Health Sciences with the start of the region’s only hybrid-style mental health counseling master’s degree to equip graduates with expertise in both clinical mental health …Read More »
Biologist Dr. Andy Ouellette discusses flesh-eating bacteria with ‘The Chat’
Dr. Andy Ouellette, JU Associate Professor of Biology & Marine Science who recently appeared on First Coast News’ “The Chat” to talk about Flesh-Eating Bacteria, is set to appear on the TV show again, on Wednesday, July 29, this time …Read More »
A new era: Announcing the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences
It’s not just a new name, it’s the beginning of a transformation in healthcare education in Northeast Florida.
In honor of the largest single gift in the history of the College of Health Sciences and in gratitude for Brooks Rehabilitation’s …Read More »
JU pitcher and Nursing student Brian Holcomb highlighted in emotional new NCAA video
“Everything we have here in this life, in this world, has been thought about by people who dreamed, and if you dream big, you’ll accomplish everything.”
— Brian Holcomb, in NCAA.com video
NCAA.com’s new video highlighting JU Dolphin Brian Holcomb…Read More »
FIT LIFE: What’s to blame for our increasing waistlines? Too little exercise, or too many calories?
Most Americans know obesity is bad for their health and that it’s increasing at an alarming rate. In fact, obesity climbed from 25 percent to 35 percent for women and from 20 percent to 35 percent for men during the …Read More »
Proud path: MECP program offers entry into U.S. Navy Nurse Corps
They’re a unique cohort of students at Jacksonville University, entering eager to learn all they can in their chosen subject and leaving not only with their bachelor’s degree but as officers in the U.S. military, proud alumni of one of …Read More »
HEALTHY LIFE: What women need to know about bone health
You’re aging. You’re a woman. You have a diet low in calcium.
Those and other factors mean you could be at higher risk for osteoporosis, a medical condition in which bones become weak and brittle and more susceptible to fracture.