When Ticynn London ’21 MSAT was born, her doctors didn’t know what was wrong with her. Her birthweight was low and her thumb was underdeveloped. As she got older, she bruised easily, her skin was discolored, she had frequent nosebleeds, and she had a hard time shaking colds and other childhood illnesses.
Tim Pafford, a drug rep with the international pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, was tired of not getting answers. In his job as a senior endocrinology diabetes care specialist, he talks with health care professionals every day about diabetes medications and getting patients access to them. Over and over, he said, he found a “convoluted mess.”
Two University of Lynchburg faculty members recently completed tours of Kazakhstan, where they provided training for educators, nonprofit leaders, and health care workers. The U.S. Department of State sent Erika Mork, an adjunct professor in the nonprofit leadership program, to the Asian country to teach workshops on grant writing and fundraising. The project came about […]
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 […]
The University of Lynchburg will provide doctoral-level education to faculty members at a Chinese technology institute beginning in 2020. Dr. Sally Selden, provost, signed an agreement with Dr. Ziaofeng Wei, president of Suzhou Chien-Shiung Institute of Technology in Suzhou, China, on Monday. In January 2020, 30 SCSIT faculty members will enroll in the University of […]
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.
When Dr. Jim Owens, a longtime history professor at Lynchburg College, died in August of 2017, he bequeathed to the College a large and eclectic collection of artwork. Of the approximately 300 pieces, many fall into the category of southern outsider folk art.
On Saturday, Jyoti Aggarwal will graduate from Lynchburg College with a Master of Education in Science Education. With the degree, she’ll be one step closer to becoming a chemistry professor. Asked about her career goals, she said, “It’s a pretty straightforward answer,” adding that she’s planned since high school to earn a PhD and teach at the university level.
Rehab Associates of Central Virginia recently awarded scholarships to students in Lynchburg’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program.
The award recognizes Aaron Smith as someone whose career and life are worthy of emulation, with the goal of increasing the pool of professionals working to solve medical, technological, and societal problems. “Those of us who see Aaron interact with students, community members, and his family know that he is a role model, and I am pleased that Minority Access recognizes him, too,” said Lynchburg College President Dr. Kenneth R. Garren.