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Abigail Ray ’23 always knew she wanted to work in a medical field, but she was also interested in a versatile career that would allow her to explore the many specialties that healthcare offers. Enter the Bachelor of Science in health sciences at Radford University at Carilion in Roanoke.
The four-week residency, which is open to high school students, will be held on the Roanoke campus from June 23 to July 20, marking the first time it’s been convened by the Virginia Department of Education since 2019.
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Communication Sciences and Disorders student Grace Burke spent many hours immersed in theatre and the arts, which she said taught her how to better communicate her thoughts and feelings — a distinct advantage over many of her peers that endured the COVID pandemic. Those hours, Burke said, paid off by giving her insight into what she wanted to do with her professional life as a speech therapist.
Students from the nursing, occupational therapy, social work and communication sciences and disorders programs gathered to participate in the fall 2023 Waldron College of Health and Human Services interprofessional case study activity on Nov. 3. The activity gives students the chance to interact and learn from one another, expanding their knowledge about the duties of each member of their teams as well as the resources available to them through their colleagues.