College of Allied Health Professions

Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness ribbon

written by Isabel Dycus and Karli Workman – genetic counseling students Did you know that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month? This awareness month was founded in 1985 by the American Cancer Society and Imperial Chemical Industries. The goal each year is to promote early screening to fight against breast cancer.   Early detection of breast cancer can literally save lives, and that’s why we… Continue Reading

Mary Matthiessen named 2022 CAHP Distinguished Administrative Professional

Mary Matthiessen

written by Rachel Korman – Communications intern Mary Matthiessen is the 2022 recipient of the College of Allied Health Professions (CAHP) Distinguished Administrative Professional award. This award recognizes a CAHP employee who exemplifies the ITEACH Values and who improves the college and/or its programs.  Using the lens of Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage, and Healing (ITEACH), Mary’s nominators called out her vital role in leading the… Continue Reading

Happy DNA Day!

by Ali Rezek and Hannah Steber, Genetic Counseling Class of 2022 Today (April 25th), people around the United States will celebrate National DNA Day! Why do we celebrate DNA when we can’t see it? The goal of National DNA Day is to give us an opportunity to learn more about advances in genomics, or the study of all the DNA in humans, and how those… Continue Reading