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Phoenix Biomedical Campus
A $1.5 million, three-year grant from Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, announced today by Northern Arizona University, will support expansion of the physician assistant program at NAU’s Phoenix Biomedical Campus.
NAU operates physician assistant studies, physical therapy and occupational therapy programs at the downtown Phoenix campus in collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix.
A portion of the funding will directly benefit the 24-month physician assistant master’s program. The program launched in fall 2012 with 25 students who study… Read more
With new jobs in health care being a bright spot in Arizona’s employment future, a major investment in the Phoenix Biomedical Campus of Northern Arizona University comes at an ideal time.
A $1 million gift from the Del E. Webb Foundation will allow NAU to build out more than 45,000 square feet of a modern health education facility where graduate programs in physician assistant studies, physical therapy and occupational therapy are flourishing and planning to expand.
“This generous investment gives NAU… Read more
A big step forward in the accreditation process means Northern Arizona University’s new occupational therapy program at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus will begin admitting its first cohort of students for the fall 2014 semester.
The 33-month doctoral program is sending out its first acceptance letters for an initial class of 24 students after having received nearly 100 applications. Occupational therapists assist children with disabilities, work with patients recovering from injuries and provide skills for older people experiencing physical or… Read more
Occupational therapists excel at overcoming the obstacles between people and their potential, and the high-demand field is about to broaden the health care horizon with a new doctorate program at Northern Arizona University.
Beginning in fall 2014, NAU will be the only public university in Arizona to offer occupational therapy, and one of a handful nationwide that will award a doctoral degree. The 33-month program, which includes a 16-week residency, will operate out of the Phoenix Biomedical Center.
Founding chair… Read more
by Laura Huenneke, Provost
This week’s commencement ceremonies mark the end of my first academic year in the Provost’s Office. Overall it’s been both fascinating and rewarding; I’m pleased to be working with so many talented, dedicated people on meaningful projects.
The entire NAU community has much to be proud of in the past year:
- the Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization, for our progressive work in global education
- an innovative interdisciplinary Ph.D. program launched in earth… Read more