News, Media and Stories

Noah Simonson MAT '16
Noah Simonson MAT '16 was recently recognized as a KATU-TV Everyday Hero for the Comics Academy that he started at his school. Simonson is a  kindergarten teacher at Quatama Elementary School in Hillsboro.
Amber Buhler with microscope and computer, from a Pacific file photo
Amber Buhler is a pharmacologist and professor in the Pacific University School of Pharmacy.
DPT students and faculty participate in phiysical therapy day of service 2020.
Dr. Tabitha Galindo '19 DPT
Dr. Tabitha Galindo '19 is selected to participate in American Physical therapy Association (APTA) Centennial Scholars Program.
Dr. Ryann Lewis '20 DPT
Ryann Lewis '20 DPT is elected as a delegate for the Virginia chapter of  APTA.
Dr. Fraser Horn
Dr. Horn has served as interim dean since November 2019. He is an alumnus of Pacific's undergraduate programs and College of Optometry, has served as faculty and associate dean in the college, and is an expert is sports vision.
Sander “Sandy” Cakebread MAT '84 was featured in Our Town community news of Silverton, Ore.
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.
Ruth Zúñiga
Pacific University Professor Ruth Zúñiga, the director of Pacific’s Sabiduría: Latina/o Psychology Emphasis, was awarded a pair of grants to support the outreach work she and her students conduct in the LatinX community.
Jennifer Antick
A recent analysis by a team of researchers, including Pacific University Psychology Professor Jennifer Antick, found limited research evaluating depression screening tools in patients with kidney failure, often because the studies were small or had other shortcomings. 

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