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Remembering Nicaragua: Community Health Care

Brandon Gallo had only two months to prepare for his trip to Nicaragua. Equipped with a passport, and knowledge gained from his health sciences classes, he was ready to embark on a trip of a lifetime.

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PHOTO:Governor Terry McAuliffe with representatives  from the Brain Injury Association of Virginia, Delegate Filler-Corn (patron of  the bill), and AT Michael Puglia (standing, second from right) and Advocate  Becky Bowers-Lanier representing the VATA.

JMU Alumni at VA Concussion Bill Signing

April 28, 2014

JMU Athletic Training 2011 graduate, Mike Puglia, was invited to the signing of HB1096 as a member of the VATA Governmental Affairs Committee and as a strong advocate for traumatic brain injury awareness. Mike is the Head Athletic Trainer at Powhatan High School employed by Bon Secours Medicine in Richmond, VA.

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Athletic Trainers Just Did Their Jobs

April 25, 2014

Former JMU Athletic Training students Tim Cuddeback and Jess Colborne return to the Boston Marathon as volunteers along with 3 of their former classmates. ESPN takes a look at the services provided by Athletic Trainers at this annual event.

Screen shot of moduleProfessor Develops Concussion Management Education Module

April 24, 2014

Athletic Training Program Medical Director and Health Science professor Dr. B. Kent Diduch created an education module for doctors to earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit from the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians (VAFP).

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PA Program Earns 96% PANCE Pass Rate

April 10, 2014

The JMU PA Program is pleased to announce that the graduates from December 2013 have earned a 96% pass rate on the PANCE. The PA Program is very proud of their graduates' success!

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JMU PASS Donates To Our Community Place

January 10, 2014

The James Madison Physician Assistant Student Society (PASS), presented a check for $300 to Our Community Place on December 5, 2013.

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PHOTO: Allen LewisHealth is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >