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 […]
Emily Anderson ’20 quickly became a Lynchburg hero after using CPR to save a man’s life last weekend. Anderson is a junior studying exercise physiology at the University of Lynchburg. She’s also an Army National Guard medic. She joined the military when she was 17 years old. She has deployed to Iraq, Qatar, and other countries […]
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.