College of Allied Health Professions

PA program launches drive to help homeless veterans

The College of Allied Health Professions’ Physician Assistant Program is asking for donations of basic hygiene items, including toiletries, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes and deodorant, and seasonal clothing, such as hats, glove, mittens and scarves. The donations can be dropped off at a bin on the fourth floor of Bennett Hall, or departments can coordinate collections and contact Fran Higgins to pick up… Continue Reading

PA faculty and staff volunteered at Open Door Mission

With an eye for service to community, our physician assistant education faculty and staff spent a day volunteering at Open Door Mission last week. They organized and recorded prescription medications of residents and clients, and restocked and organized donated health care materials in the storeroom. PA program director, Michael Huckabee, PhD, said, “It was an amazing day seeing all that Open Door Mission is providing… Continue Reading

Wonder Woman Wellsandt

What did you do on your summer vacation? For Liz Wellsandt, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, assistant professor in our division of physical therapy education, it was an exciting and busy few months! The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) named Liz an APTA Emerging Leader, she received an APTA New Investigator grant, and she just had a baby (her third) on July 16, 2017. The Emerging… Continue Reading