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JMU hosts conference on opioids

With the opioid crisis declared as a national emergency, state and federal agencies are now equipped with greater resources and opportunities to combat addiction. Looking to join this effort, the PA program received a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration that they used to host a Conference on Opioids.

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Guest speaker discusses transgender nutritional needs

April 9, 2018

On Saturday March 17, dietitian Zachari Breeding came to James Madison University to speak to faculty and students about nutritional considerations for the transgender community.

PHOTO: JMU OT students with Kevin PearceEvents organized for Occupational Therapy Month

April 6, 2018

To celebrate Occupational Therapy Month, the JMU Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) has planned three activities throughout April focusing on restorative practices and meaningful occupations.

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Phi Epsilon Kappa members spend spring break volunteering

April 5, 2018

During spring break of 2018, several members of Phi Epsilon Kappa went to Charlotte, North Carolina to volunteer at Lifespan, a non-profit organization that provides services to individuals with disabilities.

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Health sciences students present research at conference

April 4, 2018

On April 18, four teams of JMU health sciences students will travel to the Georgetown Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) in Washington, D.C., to present their own findings on diverse and pressing health topics.

PHOTO: Conference attendeesStudent promotes hand hygiene through public health strategies

March 22, 2018

Health sciences major Stephanie Pasewaldt completed her Honors College capstone project at schools in Uganda and Kenya, where she promoted handwashing through education and infrastructure interventions.

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