The College of Health Sciences and Professions is proud of the oustanding efforts put forth each day by our students, alumni, and faculty and staff. We strive to not only give our students the best health focused academic programs, but to also actively engage them in clinical and community activities.
Recent accompishments include the following:
- David Holben, professor of dietetics and nutrition in the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, received the 2011 Best Paper Award from the journal Osteopathic Family Physician for his paper titled: "Are your patients hungry? An examination of food insecurity in America." To see the abstract, go online to: http://www.osteopathicfamilyphysician.org/article/S1877-573X(10)00233-9/abstract
- Mike Kushnick, associate professor of exercise physiology in the School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness, was elected president of the Midwest Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine for a term to begin in 2012.
- Michele Morrone, associate professor of environmental health and industrial hygiene, received a Fulbright Award that sent her McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, during the 2012 winter quarter. Morrone worked within the Geography and Health Sciences and Wellness programs during her January-to-April stint at McMaster.
- Ryan Lubbe, an exercise physiology undergraduate, won the Outstanding Undergraduate Podium Presentation at the annual meeting of the Midwest Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine in October 2011. His presentation was titled "Maximizing Fat Utilization Postexercise with a Novel Low Glycemic Index Carbohydrate Meal."