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In a time of nearly unprecedented challenges to childhood education, parents can improve their children’s chances of success by adopting some simple considerations from the perspectives of vision, hearing and occupational therapy.
Sean Roush
Sean Roush has been promoted to full professor in the Pacific University School of Occupational Therapy.
Sarah Foidel
Sarah Foidel has been promoted to associate professor of occupational therapy and granted indefinite tenure by Pacific University
Pacific University students, instructors, and practitioners in healthcare profession programs are invited to take part in Toward a Health Presence — a free eight-week online training designed to support stress reduction and resilience.
Julie Naumes '13, OT '16 and Connie Liu '13, OT '16 achieved their hand therapy certifications in November 2020.
Molly Salamunovich OT '20 started a position as a full-time occupational therapist at Summerfield Healthcare in Santa Rosa, Calif., in August 2020.
Kristina Lubliner MS '20 joined Sensible Rehab in Salem, Ore. 
Physical therapy
Three Pacific University graduate programs were noted as among the best in the United States for 2021 by U.S. News & World Report, which released its rankings of graduate health programs this month.
Herrera
Pacific University students from the College of Optometry, the School of Occupational Therapy and the School of Dental Hygiene provided care to clients of Project Homeless Connect in Hillsboro last week.
Cool
Steven James Cool, former Pacific professor, died August 1, 2019 at age 78. He joined Pacific's College of Optometry in 1979. Cool was loved by many for his ability to share knowledge in a way that encouraged learners to see things in a different light and that pushed students out of the dull glare of rote learning into that charged light of discovery. 

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