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PHOTO: RecipientsCongratulations to our 2015 CHBS Faculty Awards Recipients

April 24, 2015

CHBS honors its 2015 recipients: Dr. Elizabeth Edwards, Dr. Patty Hale, Dr. Lincoln Gray, Dr. Bryan Saville, Dr. Debbie Sturm, Dr. Linda Hulton, and Dr. Eric Cowan.

PHOTO:Kendall Barger  & President AlgerNursing Student Named 2015 Woman of Distinction

April 20, 2015

By inspiring others and making a difference on the JMU campus, Kendall Barger (’15) was named a 2015 Woman of Distinction (WOD).

PHOTO: Dr. Erica LewisEthics in Motion

April 14, 2015

Dr. Erica Lewis, a professor in the Department of Nursing, has spent much of her professional career studying the nature of ethics and how to best teach it to others.


Pre-Med Student Interns at National Cancer Institute

April 13, 2015

Ellie Jordan, a senior Pre-medicine, Economics Major and Biology Minor, completed a summer internship at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

PHOTO: Michelle Berger-Marshall

Nutrition Expert Inspires Dietetics Students

April 6, 2015

JMU’s Dietetics Program hosted Michelle Berger-Marshall, the Director of Nutrition for Feeding America for the 2015 Nancy Powell Hardaway Speaker Series.

Schaeffer is a senior health sciences major and Africana studies minor. While he has always been interested in helping people, Schaeffer’s two trips to Haiti through JMU’s Alternative Spring Break program motivated him to pursue further mission trips to Africa.

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