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Art Gallery Collaborates with Health Sciences for Exhibition

Art Gallery Collaborates with Health Sciences for Exhibition

September 11, 2019

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition in collaboration with the College of Health Sciences. The...

Preparation Praised for SLP Class’s Perfect Praxis Pass Rate

Annette Ritzko and Zoe Laporte

September 9, 2019

The 2019 speech-language pathology class has achieved a 100% pass rate on the Speech-Language Pathology Praxis Exam for the sixth consecutive year. The Praxis examination is an essential part of becoming a certified speech-language pathologist through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Passing the Praxis...

Health Sciences Students Form Healing Team

Chase Shustack, Reporter

February 9, 2019

The medical community is a machine, a careful system composed of key components, all working together in delicate unity and balance. When all these components move at once, the medical machine can operate at its greatest efficiency. This concept is the fuel powering the College of Health Science Interprofessional Education (IPE)...

SLP Research Group Honored

SLP Research Group Honored

February 9, 2019

A research poster by a student-faculty research team in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology ...

Quality Improvement Science and Data Analytics Major in Development

Hailey Shields, Reporter

February 14, 2018

A new major in the College of Health Sciences dealing with quality improvement and data analytic is in the works. After talks with the healthcare advisory board and faculty, the College of Health Sciences is moving forward forward with a program with a name similar to the “Effect of Health Care Population Analytics.” The...

OT Lego Program to Build Kids’ Social Skills

Annette Ritzko, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018

The occupational therapy program is offering Lego-based  therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The program, held  Jan. 31 to April 25, is open to children between six and 12 years old. The hour-long sessions are led by Dr. Lori Charney, Department Chair and Assistant Professor, and Dr. Orley Templeton, Assistant...

Students Pledge to Preserve Human Dignity

Students Pledge to Preserve Human Dignity

February 5, 2018

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine and Health is encouraging everyone to take a human dignity pledge as a promise to ...

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

January 12, 2018

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine, and Health at Misericordia University will be holding sev...

New Bioethics Center Aims to Impact Medical Policy

Annette Ritzko, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2017

The recent "Deadly Medicine" speaker series sparked the creation of the new Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine and Health. Dr. Stacy Gallin, the Director of the Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine and Health, said the Center's aim is to raise awareness for the importance of the concept of human dig...

Nurses: Time is Now for Flu Shot

Samantha Midkiff, Reporter

November 3, 2017

Nurses at the Health and Wellness Center want everyone to get a flu shot. Now. “The number of students who present for the flu vaccine is not what we hope it would be,” said Anita Yurek, RN, Staff Nurse.   The flu shot usually costs $20 outside of the Center's usual annual fee, but as an attempt to entice people to get...

New Physician Assistant Program in the Works

Destiny Anderson, Reporter

October 18, 2017

A new Physician Assistant program may be in the university’s future - potentially even as early as the next school year. The former Physician Assistant program held Accreditation-Provisional status, but surrendered its their accreditation. All Physician Assistant programs pursue accreditation through the Accreditation Review...

Deadly Nurses Latest Topic in ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

Deadly Nurses Latest Topic in ‘Deadly Medicine’ Series

March 9, 2017

As the campus community is awaits the final speaker of the "Deadly Medicine"  series, Eva Mozes Kor,...

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