Tag - College of Allied Health Sciences

My tour guide… the librarian?

Ansley Stuart, a librarian instructor embedded in the College of Allied Health Sciences, made an intriguing point in a recent blog post for the Oxford University Press Libraries. The future of librarians, she says, will revolve around embedded positions. Why? Because the way we search for and...

Students offer health screenings for farmworkers

Every summer, students at Augusta University offer free personalized and preventative health screenings, education and services to farmworkers in rural South Carolina. In 12 years, they’ve provided more than 3,000 screenings. It’s part of a long history of service, said Dr. Lucy Marion, dean of...

Augusta is a top 10 worst Asthma city. Camp can make it better.

What do gold medalist swimmer Kelsi Worrell and legendary track and field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee have in common? If asthma wasn’t your first guess, you’re not alone. For decades, the chronic inflammatory disease – often seen as a limiting factor to exercise and physical fitness – has been viewed...

Balas to step down; Pretlow named interim dean

Dr. Andrew Balas, dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences, will step down Aug. 11, to return to his faculty role within the college. Balas has served as dean since 2011, and in that time, has worked to increase student enrollment and retention and grow the academic curriculum with new...

Colzie named recipient of 2017 Beard Award

Augusta University Physician Assistant Program graduate D’Neka Colzie has been named this year’s winner of the university’s John F. Beard Award for Compassionate Care. The $40,000 award was presented to Colzie on May 11 during Augusta University’s College of Allied Health Sciences Hooding and...

2017 Distinguished Alumni, Jag20 award winners announced

Augusta University has announced the recipients for the institution’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni and Jag20 awards. The winners will be formally recognized during the university’s Alumni Weekend, April 28- April 30. The following distinguished alumni will be presented awards during the festivities:...

Student selected as inaugural scholarship recipient

An Augusta University respiratory therapy student was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Layman Family Allied Health Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship, established by Debbie Layman (BSN, 1978), was created to recognize the College of Allied Health Sciences and its students for their...

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