College of Health News

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.

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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.

WWAMI RUOP students Read More

Commentary: Rural program provides unique opportunities for medical students in Alaska

 |  Katie Van Atta, Alaska Beacon  |  ,

Students provide health to underserved Alaskans and receive mentorship through Alaska's WWAMI program.

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UAA Dental Clinic provides free dental care to children

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Dental hygiene students give back to the community by providing free dental care to children during the 2nd annual Children’s Day event.