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A welcome break from scorching temperatures earlier in the week provided ideal conditions as Pacific University held commencement exercises for six schools of its College of Health Professions on Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Forest Grove Campus.
The native of El Salvador left a successful corporate career to pursue one that directly helps the Latina/o community.
Ly is one of approximately 30 dental hygiene students who will graduate on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Pacific University will hold commencement exercises for several programs within the university's
Professor Lisa Rowley Portrait
Professor Lisa Rowley, founding director of the School of Dental Hygiene Studies, will transition to a faculty position in the school, effective Aug. 31.
Lisa Rowley has received an Award of Excellence in Dental Hygiene from the American Dental Hygienists' Association. 
Associate Professor Laura Edwards-Leeper
Expertise of Dr. Edwards-Leeper and the work of a team clinical psychology students she oversees are featured in The Atlantic magazine.
Providence Health & Services Logo
A grant from Providence Health & Services is providing access to preventative dental care to underserved populations in Washington, Clackamas, Multnomah and Yamhill counties.
Erin Wilson smiling
The profession of pharmacy is changing all the time, and through her three years in Pacific University’s School of Pharmacy, Erin Wilson ’05, PharmD ’18, had a chance to see it all.
Dr. Joaquín P. Borrego Jr., PhD
Dr. Joaquín P. Borrego Jr., PhD has been named the next dean of the School of Graduate Psychology in the Pacific University College of Health Professions, effective Aug. 1, 2018.

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