School of Allied Health News

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Ask a UAA Expert: Kyra McKay & Zach Harrison on Wellness

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Kyra McKay and Zach Harrison from UAA's Employee Wellness Program provide tips for focusing on wellness and why it's important in the COVID-19 situation, including creating spaces in our homes for different activities.

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Video: Alina Shen on her journey to dentistry

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Alina Shen always dreamed of working in health care. After high school, she still wasn’t sure what path she should take, but a chance meeting with an advisor sparked her interest in dentistry. Now she’s taking her first big step toward her future career: earning a dental assisting certificate at UAA.

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Getting a taste of the dietetics industry

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As a lifelong ice skater, Oksana Deyneka has always known the role nutrition plays in an individual’s performance. Now as a dietetics alumna, she also knows how proper nutrition can benefit an entire community.

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Looking down the road

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How integral is Providence to Alaska? Not only does the hospital make up the second half of the namesake UMED District, but the organization is the largest non-government employer in the state, naturally resulting in the employment of a large number of UAA nursing and surgical technology alumni.

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Alaska lawmakers learn about a subsistence superfood

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Dietetics & Nutrition Assistant Professor Melissa Chlupach discusses the importance of subsistence foods in Eldercare.