College of Health Sciences
An Eastern Kentucky University senior has been accepted into the Summer Public Health Scholars Program at Columbia University, the prestigious Ivy League institution in New York City.
Kathy Hall, director of Continuing Education and Development for Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Health Sciences, was elected president of the Kentucky Nurses Association at the organization’s annual fall meeting.
Health care professionals interested in advancing their careers can now choose from a variety of fully-online degree programs from Eastern Kentucky University, which has been educating leaders in the field for more than 40 years.
Eastern Kentucky University will launch a doctoral degree program in occupational therapy in Spring 2013.
The University’s third doctoral degree program was formally approved on June 21 by the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. Eastern already offers doctoral degrees in educational leadership and policy studies and in nursing practice.
Dr. Deborah Whitehouse has been named dean of Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Health Sciences.
A long-time chair of EKU’s Department of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing, she had served as interim dean of the college since October, 2011.