A HISTORY OF SUCCESS POSITIONS the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions to meet the rapidly changing needs in global health care.
- PT Receives the 2017 Regents’ AwardThe Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia selected the Department of Physical Therapy for the 2017 Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award for Departments and Programs. “This award recognizes our faculty’s contributions to our students and to our university through outstanding teaching,” says Andrew Butler, acting department chair. “Our faculty and students contribute… more »News
- OT Welcomes Top Notch First ClassThe Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions welcomes the first class of master of occupational therapy (O.T./M.) students, an enthusiastic and highly qualified group. These new students set a high standard for future classes in this new degree program. Selected from a pool of more than 500 inquiries, the students come from… more »News
- Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Study Development of Novel Muscle Actuated ProsthesesBrad Farrell, PhD., assistant professor of physical therapy, researches ways to improve the function of hand prostheses. His work is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in a subcontract with the Georgia Institute of Technology. Farrell, who earned his PhD at Georgia Tech and worked there as a graduate research assistant in prosthetics… more »News
- Undergraduate BIS Students Win Health IT SlamCongratulations to the members of the all undergraduate BIS team who took first place in the 2016 Health IT Slam Competition. This two-week “hackathon,” sponsored by the Robinson College of Business Center for Health Information Technology, challenged students to develop innovative solutions to address issues found in healthcare information technology (IT). Each team worked with… more »News
- Occupational Therapy received candidacy approval from ACOTEFirst class starts in Spring 2017! The OT program currently has Candidacy Status. For more information visit the OT website.News
- HRSA-funded IPE Grant Fuels Student SuccessThe Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, which pioneered interprofessional education (IPE) locally in 2012, now sees results from this style of learning. IPE expands health care professionals’ knowledge of other professionals roles to optimize patient care. A $1.1 million HRSA grant funds IPE for up to 60 graduate students of small… more »News