Dr. Jenny Hall, associate professor in the health promotion and Master of Public Health programs at the University of Lynchburg and founder of Ticks in Virginia, will lead a series of presentations, panels, and workshops on tick-borne diseases for Lyme Disease Awareness Month.
College of Health Sciences
Hornets soccer star, DPT grad realizes World Cup dream with U.S. Amputee Soccer team
A love of soccer brought Emily Maxwell ’17, ’21 DPT to the University of Lynchburg. Two degrees and many trophies later, the physical therapist has found a way to combine the sport with her passion for service.
Lynchburg DPT alums ‘face off’ in NHL season opener
When the National Hockey League’s New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers faced off against each other at Philly’s Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, Oct. 13, a steak dinner was on the line.
PA Medicine students use virtual reality to get ‘real life’ experience
First-year PA Medicine student Adriane Strawn ’24 MPAM had never experienced virtual reality before she enrolled in the Master of PA Medicine program at the University of Lynchburg. Since her first month on campus, however, she and other students in her cohort have been using VR simulations to learn how to treat their future patients.
Lynchburg named among best in Virginia for criminology, public health, education, environmental and sports sciences
The University of Lynchburg has been recognized as a top school in Virginia by the 2022 Plexuss Global Rankings for several undergraduate programs. Most notably, Lynchburg ranked No. 2 in Virginia for criminology programs and No. 65 nationally.
MSAT program at Lynchburg builds relationships with HBCUs
Since its first cohort in 2016, the University of Lynchburg’s Master of Science in Athletic Training program has made diversity a priority.
‘Give now’: Trustee, legacy graduate says donors shouldn’t delay scholarship support
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.
Athletic training professor wins regional award
Professor of Athletic Training Dr. Debbie Bradney received the Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award for 2022 from the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA) last month, adding to her laurels from training professionals’ organizations.
MSAT faculty member honored as NATA Fellow for excellence in athletic training research
Dr. Tom Bowman, professor of athletic training at the University of Lynchburg, has been named a Fellow by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Research and Education Foundation.
University to host local students in 8th Grade College and Career Readiness Symposium, Health Sciences Day
The University of Lynchburg will welcome hundreds of middle and high school students later this month. From May 23-26, the University will host Beacon of Hope’s 8th Grade College and Career Readiness Symposium. On May 24, local high school students will attend Health Sciences Day at Lynchburg.