The College of Health Professions will present degree candidates from the schools of Audiology, Dental Hygiene Studies, Graduate Psychology, Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies.
After two degrees and a career in psychology, special education and non-profit management, Dana Dharmakaya Colgan is slated to receive Pacific's first PhD in clinical psychology.
Aaron Bergman PhD ‘18, a Pacific University doctoral student in clinical psychology, believes smarthphones also have the potential to help people struggling to find lasting recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
In the News: Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper Discusses Denmark's Pioneering Decision to Declassify Transgenderism as a Mental Health Disorder
Edwards-Leeper, an international expert on the psychological elements related to transgenderism, provided analysis of Denmark's decision to Scientific American.
The name change aligns the school with national trends in healthcare, and psychology's role in these developments.
College of Health Professions students in the schools of audiology, dental hygiene, healthcare administration and leadership, occupational therapy, physician assistant studies and professional psychology celebrated graduation with family and friends on Saturday, Aug. 13.
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.
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.
An NIH-funded collaborative led in part by the School of Professional Psychology and Hillsboro Police provides officers throughout the region with training to improve their resiliency to job-related stress.
Graduates include future audiologists, dental hygienists, occupational therapists, physician assistants, psychologists and healthcare administrators.