College of Health News

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Visualizing the ocean and outdoors with GIS

 |  Keenan James Britt  |  ,

For Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation outdoor leadership graduate Frank Schweers, a passion for exploring the outdoors led to new opportunities to help others visualize the outdoors using geographic information system (GIS) technology. Read more.

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Nursing alumna honored with prestigious Milken Educator Award

 |  Matt Jardin  |  , ,

Earlier this year, Megan Eilers, a health occupations teacher at Hutchison High School in Fairbanks, was named a 2023-24 Milken Educator Award recipient, an honor considered to be the “Oscars of teaching.”

Close up of firefighter helmet and uniform sitting on bumper of fire truck Read More

New firefighters/EMTs to service Lewis County

 |  Lynnette Hoffman  |  ,

College of Health graduate Alex Chamberlin discusses his journey after completing his paramedic degree with the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Ellen McEwen standing next to poster project Read More

Alumni Spotlight: Ellen McEwen - Presenting dietetics and nutrition research at national conference

 |  Jordana Newman  |  ,

Dietetics and Nutrition graduate selected to share research project results at the National Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics conference.

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Alumni Spotlight: Jenny Kwon - Providing positive patient care as a medical assistant

 |  Jordana Newman  |  ,

Medical assisting alumna shares her experience of working as a certified medical assistant and why she chose a healthcare career.