College of Health News

Surgical technology students in lab Read More

Slideshow: Surgical technology students scrub in for mock surgery

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Surgical technology students learn the fundamentals of surgical technology during simulated surgery performed in the lab at UAA.

Michael Riley and Jennifer Pierce standing in front of Mobile Crisis Team vehicle Read More

Driving the future of mental health response

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Anchorage’s new Mobile Crisis Team — which includes fire service administration alumnus Michael Riley — responds specifically to mental health emergencies, saving traditional first responders crucial time and resources.

Jill Janke holding flowers and smiling Read More

Jill Janke honored for 41 years of service

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Dr. Jill Janke announces retirement after 41 years with the UAA School of Nursing.

Nursing students standing in front of Rotary flag Read More

Homer nursing students stay busy with community service and training

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School of Nursing students present to the Homer Rotary Club and receive advanced neonatal training and certification.

A $1.5 million grant coordinated by Recover Alaska was presented to the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Social Work, which will significantly increase enrollment capacity, establish a pathway to licensure for graduates, add faculty and staffing, and offer continuing education to maintain clinical licenses. Read More

UAA receives $1.5M to increase social worker workforce

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A $1.5 million grant coordinated by Recover Alaska was presented to the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Social Work, which will significantly increase enrollment capacity, establish a pathway to licensure for graduates, add faculty and staffing, and offer continuing education to maintain clinical licenses.