On Monday, Oct. 23, the University of Lynchburg’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of PA Medicine will present “When Science Turns Evil: Medicine, Justice, and the Humanities,” a lecture by Dr. Brandy Schillace.
School of PA Medicine
The University of Lynchburg has launched two new concentrations for its Doctor of Medical Science program: behavioral medicine and addiction medicine. DMSc students may elect to pursue the new concentrations starting in October.
The University of Lynchburg’s PA Medicine program was ranked 40th among the Best Graduate Schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The University of Lynchburg’s PA Medicine program was ranked 40th among the 2023 Best Graduate Schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program ranked 179th.
Provost Dr. Allison Jablonski recognized the recipients of this year’s faculty awards at Friday’s Academic Awards Ceremony, which also featured the presentation of student academic awards.
Over the past few months, the University of Lynchburg has received several grants that will fund initiatives across campus.
The University of Lynchburg has a new college. In June, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Allison Jablonski announced the creation of the College of Medical Science. The college will serve as an umbrella for the University’s School of PA Medicine, which houses the Doctor of Medical Science and Master of PA Medicine programs.
If it were up to Steve Crank ’73, ’74 MBA, the University of Lynchburg would be called the “University of Love.” It’s where Crank met his late wife, Susan Hornsby Crank ’74. Many family members and classmates found love at Lynchburg, too.
University of Lynchburg Commencement festivities culminated this past weekend in a series of graduate ceremonies. With temperatures in the mid-90s, Friday evening’s master’s ceremony was moved indoors.
The University of Lynchburg has received a $50,000 grant from the Hall-Halliburton Foundation, a Florida-based philanthropic organization that has been making gifts to select charities since 1977. The grant will benefit the University’s Doctor of Medical Science program and Professional Development Institute.
The University of Lynchburg is enhancing its partnership with Community Access Network, a nonprofit health care provider on 5th Street. The collaboration is part of “Lynchburg Tomorrow,” a city-University initiative that will launch later this month.