Lynchburg nursing graduate Mary Deis ’16 recently spent 11 weeks off the port of Conakry, Guinea. Her home was the Africa Mercy, a hospital ship operated by the nonprofit Mercy Ships. Along with other nurses, doctors, dental assistants, and other medical professionals, Deis provided medical care to people who lack access to care in their […]
The University of Lynchburg’s planned giving efforts have resulted in estate plans that will eventually add millions of dollars to the institution’s endowment, University officials announced today. In October, Dr. Mike Bonnette, senior vice president for advancement, received a letter from an attorney confirming estate plans by one couple to give the University several million […]
The University of Lynchburg is launching a new speaker series highlighting professors and their research. The University Lecture Series, marking the institution’s growth to university status, will feature two lectures each semester. The events are free and open to the public. Dr. Price Blair and Dr. Lori Mize, professors in the Doctor of Physical Therapy […]
The scholarship recognizes DPT students with a passion for orthopedics, patient-centered care, and personal development. Rehab Associates of Central Virginia representatives said selecting a recipient has become harder each year as students demonstrate greater commitment to these core values.
The Lynchburg News & Advance recently told the story of a former high school sprinter whose life is literally getting back on track, thanks in part to students and faculty from University of Lynchburg’s physical therapy program. You can read the story here.
A group from University of Lynchburg’s physician assistant medicine program recently spent a week providing medical care to more than 400 people in the Dominican Republic. In their third-annual medical mission in the Caribbean nation, about 35 students helped patients with issues both minor and major — everything from common viral infections to severe dehydration. […]
Lynchburg nursing, PA, and DPT students work together in healthcare simulations, part of an interprofessional education program designed to make sure future clinicians can work together seamlessly and provide better patient outcomes. Future collaborations between these programs will involve students in athletic training, mental health, and special education and involve community service, seminars, and clinical experiences.