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Students may select from a variety of majors, minors, programs, concentration and tracks that are available through the sevendepartments that comprise the College of Health and Behavioral Studies

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PHOTO: Rachelle Dorne

Occupational therapy welcomes new program director

October 5, 2018

JMU welcomes professor Rachelle Dorne to CHBS. Dorne brings a bright energy, fresh ideas and an impressive résumé of experience to her new role as director of the occupational therapy program.  

PHOTO: Jessica Sampson

Specializing in student health

October 5, 2018

Jessica Sampson (’14) graduated with a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. After working in the emergency room of Sentara RMH for three years, she accepted a position at the JMU Health Center this past January.

PHOTO: David Flaten

Air Force veteran finds a niche in JMU kinesiology

October 2, 2018

"I figured I would move somewhere that would challenge me physically, and now JMU is challenging me mentally to grow as a well-rounded individual."