Kayla Hugate ’20 wouldn’t know what it’s like to work at the University of Lynchburg’s Beard Center on Aging during “normal times.” A student in the Master of Public Health program, Hugate started her job as the center’s graduate assistant just last semester, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Lynchburg has been recognized as part of the 2021 PLEXUSS Global Rankings. Lynchburg ranked No. 1 in Virginia for criminology programs, No. 5 for public health programs, and No. 5 for education management programs.
Approximately 60 students packaged personal protective equipment into boxes that will be distributed to nearly 700 primary care facilities in the commonwealth.
Brian Ko ’19 DMSc couldn’t believe he was getting an Emmy. “I thought it was a joke, all the way up until we walked the red carpet,” he said. Ko and Kyle Vivo ’19 DMSc are physician assistants for the Los Angeles County Jail. In 2018, they had prominent roles in a film about the […]
The University of Lynchburg, in cooperation with parks and recreation departments from the City of Lynchburg and Bedford and Campbell counties, will host the Regional 50+ Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, November 8.
It’s not every day that you’re disappointed by not finding a tick. Students in the University of Lynchburg Master of Public Health program recently went “tick dragging,” an activity that uses a cloth to pick up ticks that are hiding in vegetation. They are studying tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, as a part of […]
Dr. Jeremy Welsh has been named dean of the University of Lynchburg School of PA Medicine and senior associate dean of the College of Health Sciences. Dean of the School of PA Medicine is a new position at Lynchburg.
On Friday, C.J. Rosenborough will graduate with his Master of Science in Athletic Training. Eight weeks later, he’ll be in Washington, D.C., presenting research for a national conference of strength and conditioning professionals. His MSAT research project about lacrosse athletes was selected as one of ten finalists for a research award at the National Strength […]
The University of Lynchburg has partnered with the American Academy of PAs to allow more PAs to earn doctoral degrees. The Lynchburg Doctor of Medical Science is the newest degree option in the degree pathway program offered by AAPA’s Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management. PAs who take prerequisite CHLM courses will qualify for a […]
Public health students at the University of Lynchburg are getting more than book smarts. The Master of Public Health program gets students out into the community to meet senior citizens, learn about their health needs, and create new programs to help with their health. The program began with a project at the Jefferson House in […]