Home / Careers / Healthcare

Healthcare

University of Tampa student Jonathan Truong creates physical therapy business with virtual reality

Growing up, Jonathan Truong ’18 was a very avid tennis player, a decent break dancer and he loved to rock climb, but he was injury prone. “To date I’ve had five different surgeries, one of which was my ankle. My ankle should have taken eight months to heal, but it ended up taking two years because I didn’t do my ...

Read More »

Samford University’s Brandon Powell wins Student Leadership Award from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists

Brandon Powell, a third-year Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy student, was selected to receive the highly acclaimed Student Leadership Award from the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP). Powell is one of only four students in the nation to be selected for this honor. Established in 1983, the award recognizes outstanding academic achievement and leadership of APhA-ASP ...

Read More »

Lane Benton, a senior of Mercer University, was chosen for Peace Corps Service

Mercer University senior Lane Benton was recently selected to serve in the Peace Corps in Botswana beginning in July. Benton, from Athens, is a global health studies and international affairs double-major with a minor in statistics. She hopes to pursue a master’s degree in epidemiology upon returning from Botswana. As life skills educator, she will work with youth and HIV/AIDS ...

Read More »

University of Central Florida graduate Orville Clayton identifies the lack of mental help in Florida jails

Florida jails lack critical mental health services and treatments for inmates, ultimately posing a risk to the community and the inmate upon release, according to research by a University of Central Florida doctoral student. The problem was identified by Orville Clayton, who graduates this week with a Ph.D. in public affairs in the health services management and research track. As part ...

Read More »

University of Florida’s Brittany Campbell fights against bed bugs

While Daenerys Targaryen may have three dragons, even she would likely have nightmares after seeing Campbell’s brood of 1,000 bed bugs. Because although we’ve all heard the children’s rhyme that goes,”Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite,” most of us have never seen one of these six-legged nuisances up close — and we all fear tiny bugs ...

Read More »

Bill Gates names Tulane Public Health grad student Adaora Okoli a ‘Hero in the Field’ after Ebola battle

In 2016, the Tulane community was introduced to Dr. Adaora Okoli, a graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Nigeria. On Thursday, Jan. 4, philanthropist Bill Gates recognized Okoli on his website as one of his “Heroes in the Field,” a list that identifies little-known individuals helping to save ...

Read More »