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Mindfulness
Students registered with the College of Health Professions, plus CHP faculty and staff, are invited to a free eight-week program incorporating mindfulness-based stress reduction, resilience, and mindful communication techniques geared towards health care professionals and students. Register for a June 30 orientation. Classes begin July 7. 
In Memoriam: Lori Eville OT '93
distance learning
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.

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