College of Health Professions News Archive

Agreement with Glenville State will offer bachelor’s degree in nursing on their campus
Marshall University and Glenville State College have reached an agreement that will help the future of nurses in the state.
Physical therapy study agreement reached with Davis & Elkins
The Marshall University School of Physical Therapy has partnered with Davis & Elkins College to provide physical therapy students at Davis & Elkins a new route toward a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.
Minority Health Institute awards grants to community-based organizations
The Marshall University Minority Health Institute, located in the Marshall Department of Public Health, has awarded mini-grants to several community-based organizations throughout the region. The hope is to help organizations who are working to promote health equity and that predominantly serve racial or ethnic minorities in West Virginia. The goal of the mini-grant program is
Campus bone marrow drive saves lives
A bone marrow drive on Marshall University’s campus made all the difference in the life of a young girl and changed the life of a Marshall University student. Cody Fuller was an exercise science student at the time, on a casual scroll through the Memorial Student Center in the Spring of 2019, when he saw
Athletic training students, faculty present at national convention
Students and faculty from Marshall University’s athletic training program presented their research to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Virtual Clinical Symposia & Athletic Training Expo (VNATA), which took place June 22-24.
Athletic training students present research at regional convention
Students from Marshall University presented their research at the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA) Annual Meeting and Symposium held virtually May 17-June 17.
Two members of the Marshall community named to the State Journal’s 40 under 40
Zach Garrett, D.S.C. (left), of the Marshall University athletic training program and Matthew Christiansen, M.D., M.P.H., of the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine have been named to The State Journal’s 2021 Generation Next, 40 Under 40.
Chapter recognized by national speech-language-hearing group
The National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (National NSSLHA) has awarded the NSSLHA chapter at Marshall University with 2021 Bronze Chapter Honors.
Athletic training students win first place in WVATA Quiz Bowl competition
Students in Marshall University’s athletic training program were recognized for their first-place win in the 2021 West Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (WVATA) Quiz Bowl competition held last month.
Nursing students on front line of vaccine distribution
Marshall University nursing students have been on the front line of the COVID-19 vaccination clinics this winter. With a need for those qualified to give the vaccine, Marshall administration looked to its most qualified students, nursing students in the College of Health Professions.