Shenandoah is one of four universities honored for raising more than $10,000 for the VCU-Marquette Challenge to Benefit the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research. The other universities honored are New York University, University of Colorado – Anschutz Medical Campus, and Washington University in St. Louis.
Physician Assistant Studies student Joshua Montgomery ’22 is the recipient of two scholarships: the Prentiss L. Harrison Memorial/African Heritage PA Caucus Scholarship and the Physician Assistant Foundation’s Joyce Nichols Memorial Scholarship. The Prentiss L. Harrison Memorial/AHPAC Scholarship is named in honor of the nation’s first African American physician assistant and one of the founding fathers of African Heritage PA Caucus. The scholarship is awarded to an AHPAC student member who is an under-represented minority within the PA profession and in good academic standing. The Joyce Nichols Memorial Scholarship honors the legacy of the first woman and the first Black woman to practice as a physician assistant. She was the first person of color to serve on the American Academy of PAs’ Board of Directors. She advocated for and served as first chair on the AAPA Minority Affairs Committee.
Shenandoah University’s Primary Care Progress student organization took first place in the PrimaryCareProgress.org national End-of-Year Video Creation Contest. Co-chairs Jenna Davis (Physician Assistant Studies) and Corinne Wallis (Physical Therapy) provided amazing leadership. Watch the winning video at https://www.dropbox.com/s/oa1g0ill8jk8nau/Shenandoah%20PCP%20Project%20Recording.mp4?dl=0&fbclid=IwAR3LvCwECWyJP9MonkC0kfMxP3ZZEbVyFu-QaE4mUzdtSsEhjY8qPtaPpPU
Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) research by Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences Craig Richard, Ph.D., is featured in the Mental Floss online article, “22 Fascinating Facts About ASMR.” The article notes that he is an expert on the subject of ASMR. Read the article in its entirety at MentalFloss.com.
Master of Science in Athletic Training student Janese Malone ’22, who is serving an extended term as the Mid-America Athletic Trainers’ Association Student Representative, was awarded the MAATA William Prentice Scholarship and a National Athletic Trainers’ Association Scholarship for the 2021 year. She is also working with the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs this summer in a Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society internship.
And, Master of Science of Athletic Training student Joi Collins ’21 had the opportunity to work at the ACC Women’s Basketball Championship Game earlier this year and her team, the NC State Wolfpack, won!