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Phoenix Biomedical Campus
For the second year in a row, a Northern Arizona University graduate student won a statewide award for a research presentation.
Sofia Sweeney, a masters of arts of teaching Spanish student, won NAU’s 3 Minute Research Presentation (3MRP) contest on March 27, winning over the judges and the crowd with her discussion of using Instagram to teach Spanish to her students. She took first place at the 3 Minute Grad Slam at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, beating nine other… Read more
A national shift in credentialing for athletic trainers finds Northern Arizona University well positioned for expansion at its Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
The master of athletic training program on NAU’s Flagstaff campus will graduate its first cohort in May 2016, and in July the Phoenix campus will welcome its first entering class.
“The discussion started many years ago about moving the entry level for our profession from a bachelor’s degree to a master’s,” said Debbie Craig, director of the program… Read more
In just three years, Northern Arizona University health professions programs have expanded their presence at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus, earned recognition for quality and are generating a pronounced economic impact.
NAU began physician assistant and physical therapy programs at the campus in 2012, beginning with just 29 total students. Today, those programs have been joined by occupational therapy and the total student count is up to 184.
That number was projected to reach 355 by 2019, but now will go even… Read more
An honored soldier will present his story of perseverance and recovery during an appearance Oct. 26 at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
Sgt. 1st Class (Ret.) Cory Jacob Remsburg, who was recognized during President Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address, will speak to students from Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona.
The presentation, scheduled for 12–1 p.m. in room B-108, is sponsored by the NAU Department of Occupational Therapy as part of Disability Awareness Month.
Remsburg has become a national… Read more
Finding the will to exercise routinely can be challenging enough for most people, but a stroke presents even more obstacles. Yet aerobic exercise may be crucial for recovery and reducing the risk of another stroke or even death.
Pam Bosch, associate professor of physical therapy at Northern Arizona University, is researching the role of aerobic exercise in patients recovering from stroke, and her approach may open the way for patients to experience faster recovery and a higher quality of life.