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Top Hospitals are Using Music Therapy, Reports ABC News

ABC News explores the power of music therapy. Pacific offers one of only five accredited music therapy programs on the West Coast.

Pharmacy Professor John Harrelson Awarded More Than $375,000 to Research New Therapies for Tobacco Addiction

The National Institutes of Health grant will fund research to evaluate a dietary agent, cinnamaldehyde, as a prototype for new orally-administered tobacco cessation agents.

Blue Star University

In 2010, Pacific magazine featured stories from World War II, including the memories of a service flag that had been lost. This spring, the flag was re-discovered.

Q&A with Brad Evans MS '02, PsyD '05

Brad Evans MS ’02, PsyD ’05 established his own psychological practice to serve active duty military, veterans, and their families. Evans, who has served in the Air Force, Army, and Army Reserves, answers questions about his drive to support fellow veterans.

Writing About War

Katey Schultz MFA ’08 is the author of Flashes of War, a compilation of short fiction stories about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Go behind the scenes to learn how she wrote the book and how Pacific’s MFA Program helped.

In the News: Professional Psychology's Police Training Mindfulness Study Highlighted by Huffington Post and CNN

Mindfulness Reduces Stress and Anger in Police describes the recent work of professors Michael Christopher and Sarah Bowen, and graduate student Aaron Bergman.

Spirit of Survival

Doug Keller MAT ’14 was inspired to military service by his father’s dramatic rescue from an Indonesian concentration camp in World War II. After a military career, he turned to Pacific for a second career as a teacher. But soon after graduation, he suffered a near-fatal bike injury. His tenacious spirit, however, keeps driving him forward.

And Justice For All

As a federal judge, Pacific Hall-of-Famer Rick Carnaroli ’80 has an inside look at the legal system. That’s why he helped establish a veterans treatment court to serve the veterans falling through the cracks.

The War at Home

When her then-husband went to war, Stacy Bannerman’s life turned upside down. Now she works to advocate for the families of military families. A published author, she is a student in Pacific’s MFA in Writing Program.

Service on Sea & River

Norm Scott '63 spent 30 years in the U.S. Navy. Upon his retirement, he dedicated himself to supporting wounded warriors through Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing in Spokane.