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Dr. Alisha Ferris

Drs. Zach and Alisha Farris address conservation and health crises in Madagascar
Sep 21, 2017

Finding his passion set Farris, a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science, on a journey that would take him deep into the jungles of Madagascar.

Susan Dentzer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Transforming Health Series presents Susan Dentzer
Sep 19, 2017

This year’s speaker is Susan Dentzer, a frequent guest and commentator on the NewsHour and National Public Radio.

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Dr. Eric Frauman recognized as Appalachian's Faculty Member of Distinction
Sep 15, 2017

Dr. Eric Frauman is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation Management and Physical Education within the Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University.

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Beaver College of Health Sciences receives grant to expand rural healthcare
Jul 24, 2015

BOONE—The Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has received a $175,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to

Recent update to Communication Disorders Clinic means improved care for patients and community

Recent update to Communication Disorders Clinic means improved care for patients and community
May 18, 2015

BOONE- A technological upgrade to the Charles E. and Geneva S.

Dr. Allen Dobson

Reducing the growth rate of costs and developing regional care networks are key to improving health care, says Community Care of North Carolina president
Apr 29, 2015

BOONE- National health care reform in the United States is a widely discussed current topic, but Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC)...

African American and Cherokee Nurses in Appalachia

Nursing professor to publish second book on regional history of nursing
Apr 27, 2015

Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing Phoebe Ann Pollitt will have her second book on the history of nursing in North Carolina and the...

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Nutrition instructor receives Excellence in Practice award
Apr 27, 2015

Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management Paul Moore was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Practice Award from...

College joins alliance to increase minorities entering the health professions in North Carolina

College joins alliance to increase minorities entering the health professions in North Carolina
Mar 31, 2015

Former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Louis W.

The College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has been named for an Appalachian alumnus and pioneer in the health care industry – Donald C. Beaver of Conover.

Appalachian’s College of Health Sciences named for Hickory-area businessman
Mar 27, 2015

BOONE—The College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has been named for an Appalachian alumnus and pioneer in the health car

2015 College of Health Sciences Alumni Symposium panel topics announced

2015 College of Health Sciences Alumni Symposium panel topics announced
Mar 3, 2015

BOONE- The College of Health Sciences recently announced the panel discussion topics for the 2015 Alumni Symposium in conjunction with the 2015...

Professors Richard Christiana, Becki Battista, and Joy James were awarded a $3,000 research grant from the U.S. Play Coalition in February during the 2015 Value of Play Conference in Clemson, SC.

Professors awarded grant for collaborative research project
Feb 23, 2015

Professors Richard Christiana, Becki Battista, and Joy James were awarded a $3,000 research grant from the U.S.

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Exercise Science students present at annual conference
Feb 20, 2015

Over 20 students and professors from the Exercise Science program in the Department of Health and Exercise Science attended the Southeast...