College of Health News

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

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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.

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Alaska Public Health Information Response Team publishes chapter on misinformation

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Founding members of the Alaska Public Health Information Response Team submitted a book chapter proposal, entitled "Addressing Health Misinformation in the Infodemic Era: The Alaska Public Health Information Response Team," in the early spring of 2021 for consideration in a forthcoming book, "Building Health Misinformation Immunity: A Professional's Guide to Helping the Public," which was recently published.

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Children explore health care careers at UAA STEM Day

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