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Hunger Banquet Held

Participants in the Hunger Banquet experienced differing levels of food quality and quantity

The Interprofessional Education Committee of Health Sciences hosted their first Hunger Banquet on March 21st.

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Weniger Honored by Office of Sponsored Programs

October 16, 2017

Gerald Weniger, assistant professor and director of the physician assistant program, was one of seven recipients of a 2017 Research & Scholarship Outstanding Faculty Award from OSP.

Hannah FloydHannah Floyd gets real world experience during summer internship

September 29, 2017

Hannah Floyd spent last summer as an intern for the School of Nursing at Johns Hopkins University to fulfill a requirement for her concentration in public health.

Conference posterConference on Opioids

September 8, 2017

The JMU Physician Assistant Program has been awarded a federal grant from the Health Resources & Services Administration to hold a one-day conference on the nationwide opiate epidemic.

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Maiewski named Humanitarian of the Year by the VAPA

July 26, 2017

Professor Sharon Maiewski was honored as Humanitarian of the Year by Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants.

Screenshot of appJMU graduates develop MyTime app to serve caregivers

April 28, 2017

After winning $10,000 from a Hack event to develop technology that will improve the health of caregivers, a team of JMU graduates comes closer to finishing their app, MyTime.


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PHOTO: Andrew PeacheyHealth Sciences includes multiple disciplines that may impact the health of individuals, communities, and beyond. Given the current and future global demand for well-trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. More >