School of Allied Health News

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Nursing student runs toward her academic goals

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Friday afternoon, she was on campus finishing a lab exam. Saturday morning, she was in Washington winning her second straight conference title. Medical Laboratory Science senior Caroline Kurgat is a cross country star, but you know what's more impressive? She only started running to earn her nursing degree.

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New surgical technology program at UAA helps meet industry need

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A new degree in surgical technology, launched this year, helps meet an industry need in Alaska while offering further academic options for College of Health students.

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Learning by heart at Providence Hospital

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Thanks to assistant professor Maryann Hoke, exercise science students now have an opportunity to work alongside heart health professionals across the street at Providence Hospital.

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Dietetics grad makes healthy plates for a healthy state

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Seth Anderson '14 was among the first graduates of UAA's dietetics program. Today, he's part of a team of health professionals at Southcentral Foundation, offering nutritional guidance for his patients and working toward a healthy future for his home state.

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Alumni tackle Mount Marathon

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Tough, raw, addictive and "Alaska to the core:" Four alumni share why they keep returning to Seward's punishing Mount Marathon Race for the Fourth of July year after year after year after...