Taking one of Kelly Jacobson’s English classes means catching her contagious love and energy for writing. An award-winning novelist and teacher, her lessons center on conversations and ideas.
The combination of challenges and support at Lynchburg’s athletic training program led Michael Phifer ’22 MSAT along multiple clinical rotations in the area and culminated in him becoming Nelson County High School’s head athletic trainer.
While studying at Lynchburg, Yazmine Jones ’23 MSAT has valued the relationships she’s built with her professors in the athletic training program and said she thinks “every moment is a learning moment.”
Jordan Cannon ’23 MSAT knew that the rigorous curriculum, small class sizes, and caring professors in Lynchburg’s program made it the perfect fit for her as an aspiring athletic trainer.
Emily Guthrie ’18 MPH credits engaging courses and one-on-one support from her professors in preparing her for her job with the Lynchburg Health Department, making an impact on overall community well-being.
Jennifer Hall has gotten her Master of Public Health students out in the field doing meaningful, hands-on work in educating Lynchburg-area residents about tick-borne diseases — a project that’s visible across the city.
Studying health promotion at Lynchburg as a first-generation college student led Jamar Hawkins ’04 to follow a career in public health policy, which he’s taken all the way to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A seasoned PA who’s been a pioneer in pain management, Jeremy Adler ’19 DMSc has funneled his expertise into professional advocacy and advancement in his field, helping optimize patient care in California and beyond.
Obtaining his Doctor of Medical Science has helped Jonathan Sobel ’18 DMSc assume a VP role at Norwell Health, the largest provider in New York, where he’s equipped with the administrative know-how to optimize workforce planning.
When Amne Amro ’22 DMSc took the Wilderness Survival Medicine course at Lynchburg, she said it stuck with her as a unique and intensive hands-on experience on the journey to completing her DMSc Emergency Management and Global Health concentration.