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Campbellā€™s PREP program prepares students to apply for advanced health degrees

Fifty students from 27 different colleges and 13 states across the country are spending the week at Campbell University in pursuit of improving their college applications for graduate and doctorate health programs.

The annual Healthcare Professionals Readiness & Enrichment Program (PREP), hosted by the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences and School of Osteopathic Medicine, teaches participants about resume writing, interviewing, time management, test taking and professional development skills.

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College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences honors scholarship donors at annual luncheon

Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences hosted its annual scholarship luncheon on Sat., Feb. 9, giving students the opportunity to thank the donors who help fund their education. 

Donors provided over $240,000 in scholarships this year, giving financial assistance to more than 115 post-graduate students in the College’s pharmacy, physician assistant practice, pharmaceutical sciences and clinical research programs.

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Public Health, PA host free dental and medical clinic for Harnett County children

Nearly 100 underserved children from Harnett County received free dental and medical care on Saturday, Feb. 2, at a clinic organized by Campbell University’s Public Health and Physician Assistant programs.

The one-day event set up twelve dental chairs in the Harnett County Commons Area in Lillington, N.C., providing free exams, cleanings, sealants, and fluoride treatments for children who do not have dental insurance or receive Medicaid funding.

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Team-based health education to expand at Campbell

Campbell University’s health science students will soon have the opportunity to train alongside each other in the classroom and during clinical rotations.

A pilot project for the new Interprofessional Education Program was held at the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences last week. Over fifty pharmacy, physician assistant and public health students worked together in teams to interview a standardized patient, identify the diagnosis and create a treatment plan.

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PA students learn from their public health peers

Instead of a traditional lecture, Campbell’s physician assistant class learned about public health last week directly from the University’s public health students. “This is a novel way of presenting the role of PA’s in public health,” said Tina Tseng, PhD, MSPH, chair of public health at Campbell.

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