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Andrea Tiller, R.N., B.S.N. ’19 followed her mother and grandmother into nursing, but she found her Radford Family and one of the best Schools of Nursing in the Commonwealth of Virginia in her own back yard.
Radford University Carilion Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing student Thomas Serebrov says, “I chose this profession because of a love of people and a desire to help carry them through difficult times.”
Radford University Carilion Emergency Services program student Mandy Thiede has been saving lives since she was 15 years old, working as a lifeguard. But, it was an incident when she was off duty that made her feel like she could truly make a career out of her life-saving skills.
At 12 years old, Trisha Vergara moved with her family from the Philippines to the United States. She did not speak English, making school and personal relationships outside of her family difficult, if not impossible. Now, as a senior respiratory therapy student at Radford University Carilion, Vergara uses those experiences often as she works with a variety of patients.
Faculty in our Public Health program have tips for how you can stay healthy this fall and winter!
Lauren Singley, a student in the Radford University Carilion Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, said that through the COVID-19 global pandemic, she and her classmates learned to adapt to the challenges they were presented with, just as nurses do in their everyday profession.
Anne O’Hara ’20 is a summa cum laude graduate of Radford University with a host of academic distinctions and a resume packed with community and academic engagement. But her early years in school didn’t necessarily foreshadow her extraordinary success.
Radford University’s School of Nursing has been ranked the third best in Virginia by registerednursing.org. Also featured on the list were Radford nursing programs at the Roanoke Higher Education Center and Radford University Carilion’s Nursing programs.
Corey Cassidy, Ph.D. and Patricia Winter, Ph.D. are planning travel to Finland, this summer to present a workshop at the International Society for Music Education Commission on Special Music Education and Music Therapy Conference.
In recognition and celebration of Women’s History Month, a panel discussion featuring female educators and leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics was held at Radford University Carilion.
Radford University has named Sarah Smidl, Ph.D., the permanent chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy. Smidl has served as the interim chair since August 2018 and is in her ninth year as an associate professor in the department.
Students and faculty from all five of the health and human services disciplines in Waldron College collaborated on a case study involving a young adult veteran with a traumatic brain injury at the 11th Bi-Annual Interprofessional Student Education and Practice Symposium.