News, Media and Stories | Health Professions

The APTA National Advocacy Dinner is returning to Oregon for its third consecutive year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021. Register today for this virtual event. 
Dental student
The College of Health Professions (CHP) is committed to increasing equity and diversity within the health professions and is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 CHP Diversity Scholarship. Apply by 11:59 p.m. on May 1, 2021.
Join us for Pacific's Bachelor of Health Science virtual Open House events.
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.
College of Health Professions
Pacific University’s College of Health Professions has been awarded a prestigious $985,752 grant to better serve the mental health and substance use treatment needs of rural and medically underserved patients.
STEM Students
If you’re a STEM major, and interested in talking to some professionals about life after graduation, or thinking about a career that requires STEM, join this Zoom panel Thursday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.  
E-course flier
SpeakOut’s Race, Power, and Privilege E-Course offers video lessons, readings, activities, reflections, check-ins, and resources that help foster a more equitable and inclusive campus culture. Free enrollment being offered to a limited number of undergraduate and graduate students.
Student conducting an eye exam
Pacific has built on a tradition of taking eye care to the community, where students and faculty provide real-world vision screening and treatment to underserved members of the community. The most visible symbol of this outreach is the Pacific EyeVan, an advanced mobile clinic that sees patients in church parking lots, migrant camps and schools.
Karolyn Ismay
When Pacific celebrates its virtual August Commencement, a group of seven students will represent the first class of an interdisciplinary doctorate program aimed at experienced professionals in healthcare and education.
Riley Plank '20 treats a patient
Pacific University’s School of Dental Hygiene Studies will participate in a pilot project to help determine the feasibility of adding a dental therapist to a patient’s dental care team. Dental therapists can perform many of the preventive treatments of a dental hygienist and some of the procedures a dentist provides, but do not hold doctorates in dentistry.

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