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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


HSA ranked #1 in nation

February 21, 2019

Congratulations to the JMU HSA program for being ranked #1 in the nation for undergraduate programs in health administration.

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PHOTO: Richardson and client
JMU OTs present research at VOTA conference

February 19, 2019

Richardson and Bloomfield were selected to present their ideas about building self-efficacy among OTs in trauma-informed care at the 2018 Virginia Occupational Therapy Association (VOTA) annual conference.

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PHOTO: Dietetics Ranked
Dietetics ranked #3 in nation

February 18, 2019

Congratulations to the JMU dietetics program for being ranked #3 in the nation for undergraduate programs in nutritional science.

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PHOTO: Dr. Abby Massey
Psychology alum joins health professions faculty

February 7, 2019

Dr. Abby Massey (’00) returns to the College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS). Massey is a distinguished JMU alumna and medical doctor with more than 15 years of clinical experience.

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PHOTO: JMU students in workshop
Dietetics students teach nutrition at Skyline Middle School

January 25, 2019

Recently, dietetics professor Jennifer Walsh took four of her students—two juniors and two seniors—to Skyline Middle School to teach nutrition during physical education classes.

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