College of Health Professions News Archive

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist is best known as an NBA veteran, University of Kentucky men’s basketball champion and No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Charlotte Bobcats. The NCAA champion, though, wants you to know something else – that he’s a stutterer – and that facilities like the Marshall University Speech and Hearing

Two Marshall University biomechanics students presented their research at the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) annual meeting this summer in Knoxville, Tennessee. The annual meeting attracts researchers, students, and industry experts from across the country. Among the contributions were poster presentations from William Moynihan and Jeromy Miramontes, two biomechanics students at Marshall. William Moynihan’s Innovation

The Marshall University Minority Health Institute will hold a ceremony at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, to  unveil a home at 1211 19th St.  as part of the Livable Housing Project. The Livable Housing Project was established through a groundbreaking collaboration between UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia and the Marshall University Minority Health Institute

Marshall University Communication Disorders faculty member Jennifer Baker was recently certified as a Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist. The certification is provided by the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, which is an affiliate of the International Dyslexia Association. The certification process included coursework, a supervised clinical practicum, and a comprehensive exam. Baker is an assistant professor

Marshall’s School of Nursing is set to begin a unusual partnership this fall with Glenville State University.

Speech and Hearing Center Clinical Supervisor Nikki Dudley has become one of the few certified brain injury specialists in the region after a rigorous program.

Marshall University School of Kinesiology professors and students played an important role at the 2023 National Athletic Trainers’ Association annual convention.

516 words (2 mins) A recent School of Medicine graduate presented at national conference after collaborating with the biomechanics program and using the biomechanics lab. What you need to know: Dr. Jaineet Chhabra, a graduate of the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, presented research titled “Visual Perception Training for Basketball Affects Lower Extremity Motion

459 words (1 3/4 mins) Students and faculty from the School of Nursing will present and take part in conferences in International Nursing Conference in Thailand. What you need to know: It’s the first International Conference on Palliative Care and Family Health Nursing. The two-day conference, June 26-27, is hosted by Thammasat University in Bangkok,

Marshall University’s Speech and Hearing Center and the Huntington Scottish Rite Foundation will hold their 21st Rite Care fundraising dinner, Saturday April 22, at 6 p.m. in BE5 of the Memorial Student Center.