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Full immersion: Athletic training students take to the field for their final semester

Students in the Master of Athletic Training program capped off their studies…

six hands placed one on top of the other with bare arms showing and torsos of people wearing blue hospital uniforms

TU students help major health care provider assess community needs

When Ascension St. John began planning a large-scale community health needs assessment,…

man and woman wearing white medical coats

Emergency flight nurses chart new career paths via DNP program

Dynamic husband-and-wife duo Andy and Misty Cannon have powered up their engines…

Rosa Zavaleta sitting at an outdoor table, wearing clinical scrubs, smiling and working on a laptop computer

Exploring communication partners

Speech-language pathology student Rosa Zavaleta's TURC research aims to uncover the traits…

Bachelor of science student Rachael Shewey wearing hospital scrubs and a face mask outdoors

On the job: TU nursing students develop their skills and care for patients during summer externships

For 12 of TU’s nursing students, the summer between junior and senior…

A family nurse practitioner student examining the ear of a high school student

Advanced practice nursing students bring care into the community

Students in TU’s Family Nurse Practitioner program expand access to care while…

speech-language pathology student Ashton Clark seated at a table while working at a laptop computer

Digital voices: Speech-language pathology students embrace online care delivery

Since launching in spring, telepractice consultations have enabled speech-language pathology master’s students…

Family nurse practitioner program graduate Charlon Orr (DNP '20) at Bayless Plaza

Beyond the blues: Early detection of postpartum depression risk

One in eight women experiences postpartum depression. Family nurse practitioner graduate Charlon…

Top portion of coronavirus education poster designed by nursing students

TU nursing students address community health in the midst of the pandemic

With in-person clinical rotations rendered impossible by COVID-19, BSN juniors rose to…

University of Tulsa Schweitzer Fellow Cassie McGough standing on a wooden bridge in the middle of a forest

“I haven’t thought about that in a long time”: TU Schweitzer Fellow helps hospice residents tell their stories

Through her Project Legacy, Cassie McGough used guided autobiography to enable terminally…

Speech-language pathology master's student Gabrielle Cozart sitting at a table with a laptop computer

TU’s speech-language pathology faculty and students deliver therapy at a distance

In response to COVID-19, TU's speech-language pathology faculty and students have deployed…

exercise and sports science student Kimmie Koors

Exercise and sports science student and alumnus heading to dentistry school

Meet an exercise and sports science senior and a recent graduate (who…