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National Physician Assistant Week kicks off today

Campbell’s Physician Assistant Program has a lot more on its calendar this week than usual due to National Physician Assistant Week, which officially begins today. Observed annually on October 6–12, PA Week celebrates the significant impact PAs make in health care and the tremendous growth of the profession by saluting the contributions PAs make every day.

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Baggett Wellness Institute awards osteopathic medicine faculty

The Baggett Wellness Institute, housed within Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, awarded two faculty members from the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine with $5,000 grants. Brian Kessler, DO, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and Nicholas Pennings, DO, Campbell University Health Center Director, will receive their grants over the span of two years for their individual project proposals.

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Johnson named Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education

The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences has announced that Betty Lynne W. Johnson will become the Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education effective immediately. 

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Dual degree students secure national scholarship award

Dual Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Clinical Research students, Patrick Hardesty and Chuemee Thao have been selected as 2014 Express Scripts Scholars. The Express Scripts Foundation selects four dual degree students nationwide each year to receive this prestigious award.

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Campbell to offer Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree

In an effort to offer comprehensive health care education programs, the Campbell University Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee has approved a proposal to establish a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DrOT) program. This approval grants the College permission to move forward with the accreditation process as set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), a division of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

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