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VT CIDER Symposium

Kerry Vandergrift, Social Work; Deneen Evans, Social Work; Renee Huth, Physical Therapy; and Sheila Kranjik, Occupational Therapy(missing from photo) presented at the 6th annual VT CIDER symposium. The Facilitating Collaboration Among Future Professionals poster included quantitative and qualitative outcomes from three annual interdisciplinary health symposia where students from Communication Sciences and Speech Disorders, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Social Work, and Education (fall 2013) collaborated on a patient case. Among the outcomes, students reported improved understanding of overlapping disciplinary roles and improved comfort in working in teams.

  1. Oct 3, 2014

    RU's Rector joins regional health education leaders for concrete-breaking ceremony

    In a place where precision will be the norm, a blunt instrument started an important project - The Virginia Intercollegiate Anatomy Lab (VIAL).  

  2. Jun 10, 2014

    RU doctor of physical therapy program earns prestigious accreditation

    The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at RU is now fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).

  3. Apr 17, 2014

    Radford University DPT students hear how collaboration works in Health Care industry

    Nathaniel L. Bishop '88, president of Jefferson College of Health Sciences, shared his unique perspective and experiences as a health care professional with RU Doctor of Physical Therapy students.

  4. Apr 9, 2014

    Carilion Executive talks health care policy and practice with RU DPT students

    Steve Arner, senior vice-president for Carilion Clinic and chief operating officer for Carilion Medical Center, shared a corporate health care provider's perspective with Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students in the Health Policy and Administration class on Friday in Roanoke.

  5. Apr 9, 2014

    WCHHS research featured at first-ever Interprofessional Symposium and Expo

    The Waldron College of Health and Human Services (WCHHS) community will convene for its first-ever Interprofessional Symposium and Expo (IPS&E) on Thursday, April 17, in Heth Hall.

  6. Mar 4, 2014

    As health and wellness educators, Fair lets RU nurses, dietitians and DPT students step up

    RU nursing students from Emeritus Nursing Professor Maggie Bassett's Community Health class stepped into their role as educators at the third annual New River Valley Health and Wellness Fair on Feb. 27 at the Christiansburg Recreation Center.

  7. Aug 27, 2013

    RU researchers explore heart-healthy sleep

    The effect of poor sleep on cardiac rehabilitation patients was the subject of two recent research presentations by Adrian Aron, assistant professor of physical therapy, and a team of researchers from Radford University.

  8. Jan 29, 2013

    D.P.T. student gets sweet deal from Dr Pepper

    Doctor of Physical Therapy student Philip Thomas '15 is getting help with his education from an unconventional source: soft-drink maker Dr Pepper.

  9. Dec 15, 2012

    83 Receive Graduate Degrees from RU

    Radford University’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies awarded degrees on Friday to 83 students and recognized the first three graduates from RU's Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program.

  10. Nov 13, 2012

    Waldron Symposium Emphasizes Health-care Collaboration

    Natalie's mother was addicted to drugs during her pregnancy. Because of the addiction and a premature birth, Natalie has major physical problems. The majority of the burden for her care has fallen to father and grandmother. They need guidance and education from health-care professionals in virtually every field.

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