Department of Health Professions

child and student participating in a therapy activity
students using a tongue depresser in a skills training lab
students serving food at the dietetics luncheon
Occupational therapy students performing an assessment
Physicial Assistant students scrubbing up for a procedure
Health Administration students giving a presentation

News

OT Students at camp
Students participate in Summer Autism Camp

October 9, 2018

A collaborative group of students served 11 children with autism and their families through the Summer Autism Camp at JMU’s Occupational Therapy Clinical Education Services this past summer.

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PHOTO: Rachelle Dorne
Occupational therapy welcomes new program director

October 5, 2018

Rachelle Dorne brings a bright energy, fresh ideas and an impressive résumé of experience to her new role as director of the occupational therapy program.

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PHOTO: Jessica Sampson
PA graduate makes career at University Health Center

October 5, 2018

Jessica Sampson graduated from the PA program in 2014. After working in the emergency room of Sentara RMH for three years, she accepted a position at the JMU Health Center.

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PHOTO: Charis Okada
Helping patients with Parkinson's Disease

October 5, 2018

Second-year occupational therapy student, Charis Okada, won a $1,000 VOTA Scholarship to fund professional training.

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