Doisy College of Health Sciences News Archive

SLU Physician Assistant Education Department to Host CME Conference

The Department of Physician Assistant Education will be sponsoring a CME conference, June 4th, from 7:15 AM to 12:20 PM ...

Doisy College of Health Sciences is Well Represented at Sigma Xi Research Symposium

Doisy College of Health Sciences had several students chosen from numerous applicants to compete in the annual Saint Louis University Sigma Xi Research Symposium. ...

Health Sciences Program Director Wins Faculty Excellence Award

Health Sciences Program Director/Associate Professor, Julie Wolter, MA, RHIA, FAHIMA, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Saint Louis University Faculty Excellence Award. ...

Fresh Gatherings CSA Harvest to Kick Off in May

This is a community supported agriculture (CSA) program that will partner with local farmers to supply you with quality, local produce. ...

SLU MRI Program Works to Combat Growing Technologist Shortage

There are roughly 12,000 magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems in the United States, but not nearly enough trained people to run them. Much like the rest of the country, the St. Louis region is facing a growing demand for highly skilled, registered MRI technologists to operate these cutting-edge diagnostic health care devices. The number of immediate job openings continues to grow daily, ...

DCHS Students Present Research at 2016 Experimental Biology Conference

Eleven Saint Louis University students presented research results at the Experimental Biology Conference in San Diego, CA earlier this month. ...

Antoinette "Toni" Sander Recognized for Commitment and Leadership in Global Health

Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) is pleased to announce Antoinette "Toni" Sander, PT, DPT, MS, CLT-LANA is a recipient of the eleventh annual HVO Golden Apple Award. ...

Health Information Management Student Travels to Washington, DC for Advocacy Efforts

Curran Eigelberger will be joining members of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in Washington, DC for the association’s Leader Symposium and Hill Day in order to advocate for the profession. ...

Saint Louis University Students Debate University of New England Students During ATLAS Week

SLU students participated in a debate with students from the University of New England (UNE) on the topic of health insurance on Tuesday, April 5. ...

Health Information Management Student Pushes for a Change

Arti Patel, a Senior in the Health Information Management program, presented to a group of over 150 health information management professionals advocating for the use of patient safety identifiers. ...

Battle of the Bands Event Raises Money to Help Patients with Breast Cancer

The 7th Annual Laughter and Lyrics for Life - a battle of the bands event - will take place at The Pageant concert venue in St. Louis on May 7th. ...

Physician Assistant CME Conference Schedule

Physician Assistant CME Conference Schedule ...

Two Athletic Training Students Awarded Scholarships at the Mid-American Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting

Collin Peterson and Stephanie Ross were both awarded the Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association (MAATA) Professional Scholarship at the 37th Annual MAATA Meeting and Symposium in Springfield, MO. ...

Ultimate Student Staple Gets a Makeover by Chefs in Training

SLU culinary students served up super-charged ramen noodle bowls Thursday, sharing what they had learned in their Advanced Cooking and World Cuisine class with Fresh Gatherings diners. ...

Physical Therapy Student Council to Host Med Campus Yoga

The Physical Therapy Student Council is hosting Med Campus Yoga on Tuesday, April 5 at 5 PM. ...

Announcement of Nutrition and Dietetics Graduate Assistantships

The Department is pleased to announce openings for graduate assistants for the 2016-2017 academic year. ...

Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2016 DCHS Faculty and Staff Awards

Doisy College of Health Sciences 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards ...

SLU Physical Therapy Faculty Member Invited to Assist Sports Medicine Staff at US Olympic Training Center

Assistant Professor Jason Bennett, PT, PhD, SCS, ATC, in the program of Physical Therapy at Saint Louis University was invited by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to provide medical care to athletes competing in the Dave Schultz Memorial International Wrestling Tournament. ...

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Program Announces Immediate Openings for Second Degree Candidates

Saint Louis University’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging program, housed in the Doisy College of Health Sciences, recently announced that it has immediate openings available for Bachelor of Science second degree candidates for the Fall of 2016. ...

Saint Louis University Health Information Management ProgramAccepting Applicants for Prestigious Scholarship

The program in Health Information Management is now accepting applications for the Elmo and Jean Poole Health Information Management Scholarship. ...

SLU Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Program Gets Five Students Awarded Positions with the AOTA

The SLU Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy program recently had five of its Master of Occupational Therapy students appointed to internships with Special Interest Sections of the American Occupational Therapy Association ...

Saint Louis University Athletic Training Faculty Member Awarded Named Among Most Distinguished Athletic Trainers by NATA

Associate Professor from Saint Louis University’s Athletic Training program Kitty Newsham, PhD, ATC, was recently named one of the recipients of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award. ...

Saint Louis University and CIP Worldwide Host Event Discussing the Challenges and Opportunities Facing Young Adults with Learning Differences

CIP Worldwide and Saint Louis University’s Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy are hosting Thinking Positive About the Future: Addressing the Needs of Young Adults with Learning Differences. ...

Nutrition and Dietetics Students Bring Taste of China to International Adoptees

A team of graduate students from Nutrition & Dietetics Department at Doisy College of Health Sciences hosted a cooking class for 16 Chinese adoptees and their families as part of an effort to expose and teach the families about authentic Chinese dishes. ...

SLU Athletic Training Annual Speaker Series and Recognition Ceremony Announces its Featured Speaker for 2016

R. Mark Laursen, MS, ATC, was recently announced as the featured speaker for the annual Saint Louis University Athletic Training Speakers Series and Recognition Ceremony this Spring. ...

Nutrition & Dietetics Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Paulina McCoy, graduate student in the Nutrition & Dietetics department at the Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University, was recently named a winner of the 2015 Legacy Scholarship. ...

Health Sciences and Informatics Department Hosts HIMSS Cyber Security Event

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Midwest Chapter held a panel presentation, Healthcare CISO Forum 2016: Cyber Security Threats in Healthcare at the Doisy College of Health Sciences. ...

Master of Occupational Therapy Students Honored in Annual Celebration of Achievement Ceremony

Saint Louis University’s Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy (OSOT) honored its 52 Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) II students. ...

Biomedical Laboratory Science Department Chair Receives Alumni Humanitarian Award

Dr. Tim Randolph was recently awarded the Alumni Humanitarian Award by his alma mater: University of Illinois – Springfield. ...

Physician Assistant Students Host Poster Presentation

The Saint Louis University (SLU) Physician Assistant (PA) students of the 2017 Class recently presented information covering a variety of topics in the medical field in a poster presentation and reception. ...

Physical Therapy/Athletic Training Research Seminar

The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at Saint Louis University is hosting a research seminar where Occupational Therapist Rebecca Aldrich ...

Blessing of the DCHS Christmas Tree

This morning marked the beginning of the holiday season for the Doisy College of Health Sciences as the college celebrated the blessing of its Christmas tree. ...

Atypical:Brian Leach's Journey from the Military to the Classroom

The story of a Naval veteran succeeding in multiple endeavors at Saint Louis University after taking a unique path to where he is today. ...

Interprofessional Education Class Receives Inspirational Visitor

Saint Louis University’s Interprofessional Education program brought in special guest Cougar Clifford to speak to students in the Introduction to Interprofessional Education class about how all of the different healthcare fields work together to help a patient. ...

MRI Program Earns a Perfect Pass Rate on National Board Exams

The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics is pleased to announce the Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Program Class of 2015 has achieved a 100 percent first-time pass rate on the national MRI board examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). ...

DCHS Celebrates 2015 Alpha Eta Society Induction

Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) inducted record numbers of both students and faculty into The Alpha Eta Society, which is the National Scholastic Honor Society for the Allied Health Professions. ...

Physical Therapy Program Participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Physical Therapy professors volunteered to be drenched in ice water to raise money for the ALS Society. ...

Call for Abstracts: Making a Difference in North St. Louis Symposium

Call for Abstracts: Making a Difference in North St. Louis Symposium ...

The Nutrition & Dietetics Department Celebrates Food Day and Hosts its Garden to Table Event

SLU Hosted its annual Food Day and Garden to Table Events on Friday, October 9. ...

Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Students “Replace the Lace” to Help the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Students from the department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training donned gold shoelaces in place of their own laces on Wednesday as a part of Childhood Cancer Awareness month. ...

Radiation Therapy Program Reports 100% Pass Rate for 2015 Credentialing Exam

The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics is pleased to announce that the Radiation Therapy class of 2015 received a 100% pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) National Registry Board Exam for radiation therapists. ...

Physician Assistant Students Utilize Clinical Simulation Lab

The Physician Assistant Education students had a chance to test their skills at handling traumatic experiences in Saint Louis University’s Clinical Simulation Lab recently. ...

DCHS Faculty Collaboration Forum

The Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) is hosting a Faculty Collaboration Forum on Friday, April 17 at 2pm in the Allied Health Building Multi-Purpose Room. ...

Athletic Training Students Rewarded with Multiple Scholarships

This year, for the first time, two students will have the privilege of receiving the Clarence A. “Bob” Bauman Endowed Scholarship in Athletic Training. ...

Congratulations to the SLU-SSM Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program

Congratulations to the SLU-SSM Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program ...

Doisy student selected for the Student Advisory Council of the AHIMA

Doisy student selected for the Student Advisory Council of the AHIMA ...

SLU Partners with Rams, NFL and Athletico Physical Therapy to Bring Athletic Trainers to St. Louis Public Schools

SLU Partners with Rams, NFL and Athletico Physical Therapy to Bring Athletic Trainers to St. Louis Public Schools starting this football season. ...

Nutrition and Dietetics Instructor Lauren Landfried Named a Fellow by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Lauren Landfried, an instructor in the department of Nutrition & Dietetics, has recently been named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. ...

Health Information Management Student Approaches Anniversary with Casa de Salud

Erin Kelley, a Senior in Health Information Management at Saint Louis University, is approaching her one-year anniversary in her volunteer work with Casa de Salud in St. Louis ...

3rd Annual Garden to Table Fundraiser

3rd Annual Garden to Table Fundraiser ...

Occupational Therapy Student Chelsey Mattingly Receives Mini-Grant and Attends Public Health Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC

First-year Master of Occupational Therapy student Chelsey Mattingly was chosen for the opportunity to attend the 14th Annual Paul Ambrose Scholars Student Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC. ...

Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics Participates in Annual SNMMI Conference

The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics faculty, alumni, and students participated in the 2015 Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Annual Conference June 6-10, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. ...

Four Nutrition and Dietetics Graduates Present Master's Research Projects at International Conference

DCHS had four recent graduates from the Nutrition and Physical Performance program in the Nutrition and Dietetics department present their master’s research projects at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. ...

Metrobus Ready to Become Mobile Farmers Market

The St. Louis MetroMarket and Saint Louis University are celebrating the delivery of a retired Metro transit bus which will soon be converted into St. Louis MetroMarket's first mobile farmers market. ...

Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics Program Student Delivers a Winning Presentation at an International Nuclear Medicine Conference

Hannah Sweet, a graduate student in the Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics Department in the Doisy College of Health Sciences, received a 2nd place award. ...

Radiation Therapy Students Present at 2015 Chicago Area Radiation Therapists Annual Meeting and Student Scholar Bowl

Saint Louis University Radiation Therapy students recently represented SLU in the Chicago Area Radiation Therapists Annual Meeting and Student Scholar Bowl. ...

Nutrition and Dietetics to Inaugurate the Earth Tub at the Salus Center

The Saint Louis University Department of Nutrition and Dietetics will Inaugurate the Earth Tub at the Salus Center on Friday. The Earth Tub will compost more than 13,500 pounds of material a year and will push the department's composting goal to more than 21,500 annually. ...

SLU Health Sciences Student Awarded Prestigious Villers Fellowship for Healthcare Justice

Nygel Williams, a Senior from the Health Sciences program, was recently awarded the Villers Fellowship for Healthcare Justice. ...

SLU Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics Department Impresses at the Saint Louis Area Undergraduate Research Symposium

Laura Fohne, a Senior in the Nuclear Medicine Technology program, was awarded first place for her research presentation in the Biological Sciences Poster Competition at the Saint Louis Area Undergraduate Research Symposium. ...

Ten Biomedical Laboratory Science Students Present Research Findings at Recent Conferences: Three Walk Away as Award Winners

Brad Lipinski, a senior in the Medical Laboratory Science program, was awarded first place in the student research poster competition at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science, Missouri Chapter (ASCLS-MO) Annual Meeting last month in Columbia, MO. ...

Members of the DCHS Faculty and Staff Honored at the 2015 Awards Night

The Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) honored seven of the members of its faculty and staff at the 2015 DCHS Faculty and Staff Awards Night on Tuesday, May 7th in the Multipurpose Room of the Allied Health Building ...

Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics Students and Faculty Named Award Winners for SNMMI Annual Meeting

Six students from the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics Department (MIRT) were recently named winners of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Travel Award. ...

SLU Athletic Training Program Hosts Third Annual Bowl-A-Thon

The Saint Louis University Athletic Training Society (SLATS) hosted its third annual Bowl-A-Thon on April 15 at Moolah Lanes near campus. ...

The DeNardo Education and Research Foundation Awards SLU’s Biomedical Laboratory Science Department

The DeNardo Education and Research Foundation recently awarded SLU a research grant worth over $140,000 for a project entitled: Advancement of Health Science Knowledge for Students Through Research. ...

Multiple DCHS Students Win Awards for Presenting Their Work at Biology Conferences in Boston

Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) sent seven students to present at the Undergraduate Research Competition of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and the 2015 Experimental Biology Conference in Boston, MA. Of the seven students that presented at the competitions, six of them won awards for their work. ...

SLU Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics Department Boasts Three Award Winners at the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Conference

Three Saint Louis University students from the department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapeutics won awards at the 83rd Annual Conference of the Missouri Society of Radiologic Technologists held from April 8th to April 11th in Columbia, MO. ...

SLU Hosts Debate and Discussion Regarding Delivering Healthcare to Third World Countries

Saint Louis University hosted: Improving Healthcare: Change Through Debate and Dialogue on April 14 at the Medical Center Education Union Auditorium. ...

Physician Assistant Graduation Class of 2014 Reports 100% Exam Pass Rate

Physician Assistant Graduation Class of 2014 Reports 100% Exam Pass Rate ...

Light It Up Blue with Autism Speaks and Saint Louis University

SLU’s Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is asking the SLU community to participate in the Autism Speaks™ Light It Up Blue campaign by wearing blue on April 2nd for World Autism Awareness Day. ...

Nuclear Medicine Class of 2014 Celebrates 100% Certification Exam Pass Rate

The Nuclear Medicine Technology Program Class of 2014 scored well above the national average of 87.6% ...

Study on the Gastrointestinal Effects of Peppermint Oil Supplementation on Endurance Athletes

A group at SLU that is interested in the effect of peppermint oil supplementation on gastrointestinal symptoms during endurance events. ...

Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics Graduate Wins Award from The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology

Graduate of the Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics Program Wins the Journal of Nuclear Medicine Technology Editor’s Choice Award ...

Nominations Now Being Accepted for DCHS Faculty and Staff Awards

The Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) Awards Committee would like to invite you to nominate your outstanding professors, peers, colleagues and staff for the 2015 Doisy College of Health Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards. ...

Athletic Training Program Receives Continuing Accreditation

The Saint Louis University Athletic Training Program earned the maximum 10-year reaccreditation status. ...

Volunteer for a Research Study on a Garden Wellness Program

Saint Louis University Nutrition and Dietetics graduate student Candace Winterbauer will offer a Volunteer for a Research Study on the effects of a garden wellness program on physical activity, fruit and vegetable intake and quality of life ...

Volunteer for a Nutrition and Dietetics Research Study on Indian Gooseberries and Glucose and Cholesterol

The Department of Nutrition and Dietetics graduate student Aarthi Pauldass is completing her research study on the effects of consuming Indian gooseberries on blood glucose and cholesterol levels. ...

Spring 2014 Nutrition Spotlight

The Saint Louis University Dietetic Interns have compiled the most recent Nutrition Spotlight, focusing on farmers' markets, beer, superfoods and school lunches. ...

Nutrition's Jenkins Quoted in the Post-Dispatch about SLU's Collaboration on Sweet Potato Project for Inner City Teens

Saint Louis University Department of Nutrition and Dietetics' Chef Steve Jenkins was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about SLU's Collaboration on the Sweet Potato Project for Inner City Teens ...

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