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Nearly 190 Pacific University College of Health Professions degree candidates took part in the university's summer commencement exercises on Saturday, Aug. 9 to the delight of professors, friends and family members.
Saje Davis-Risen, assistant professor in Pacific University’s School of Physician Assistant Studi
Two School of Pharmacy professors are exploring how one drug may be used to fit patients’ individual needs.
In December 2011, Pacific conferred its first gerontology certificates to a class of interdisciplinary health professionals. Pacific's first online-only program, the gerontology certification is a spin-off of the School of Occupational Therapy and seeks to improve elder care.
Healthcare students studying together.
Healthcare Hub with a second 'Green' building just completed and a third planned, the Pacific University Health Professions Campus is showing the way to the future of healthcare education and delivery.
Interior of Pacific University HPC
"We're really training our students in what is considered contemporary, patient-centered, team-based care...and they are having the opportunity to learn that from day one, which is innovative and cutting edge."
Two professional health students working with a young individual.
You’ll find them at weekend health fairs, migrant camps and clinics throughout the area. Pacific’s graduate healthcare students are learning and helping at the same time.

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