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Radford University School of Nursing Launches Preceptorship Program with Universal Health Corporation »
The Radford University School of Nursing has partnered with Universal Health Corp. to provide clinical placements and hours for graduate students enrolled in the Family Nurse Practitioner programs (M.S.N. and D.N.P.). The collaboration will provide opportunities for Family Nurse Practitioner students to obtain clinical experience at Universal Health locations across Virginia.
Hannah Curtis, M.H.A. ’20, had a thriving career with Carilion Clinic as a media relations specialist and public information officer when she decided she wanted to build on her professional experience with a graduate degree. For Curtis, the Master of Healthcare Administration program at RUC was a natural fit.
Julia Castleberry, DPT, D.H.Sc., ’21 says the Radford University Carilion Doctor of Health Sciences program offers a self-paced curriculum and 100% online coursework, which helps professionals to work on their terminal degrees in harmony with the other demands in their lives. For her, that included working full-time, raising her sons, caring for a small farm and commuting long distances for work.
This week in Highlanders in the News: Washington Post writer David Betancourt '22 waxes rhapsodic about Spider-Man and his graduation, and recent graduate Oak Bradshaw is profiled in The Roanoke Times.
While balancing a busy schedule working at Carilion Clinic and a packed family life with her husband and two children, Amy Kageals , D.H.Sc. ’20, M.S.’00, CCC-SLP was able to earn her Doctor of Health Sciences degree at RUC at her own pace in the flexible program designed for working professionals.
Radford University conferred degrees on 1,621 undergraduate and graduate students during spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7, 2022 on Moffett Lawn.
The academic career of Daniel Gochenour, D.H.Sc., RRT-ACCS, RRT-NPS, ’21 wasn’t always rosy. With the help of mentors and a new-found passion for respiratory therapy, he turned his educational pursuits around and excelled. Today, he is an educator thanks to the Doctor of Health Sciences program at Radford University Carilion.
Taylor Thurston, D.H.Sc. has used the skills and knowledge he gained earning his doctorate degree at Radford University Carilion to become a senior project manager for CIPHI – Biomedical Informatics, a part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where his team has more than 50 studies under their purview.
Radford University graduate programs recognized in U.S. News & World Report 2023 Graduate Schools rankings »
Radford University’s commitment to educating students on the graduate level has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report with its 2023 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings. Ten graduate academic programs in five schools and colleges are included in the rankings.
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