News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:26:26 -0400 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:26:26 -0400 1800 Professional School Acceptances <p>&nbsp;As of August 5th, 2012,&nbsp;fifteen of our HP students have gained acceptance into professional school for next year in 5 different career areas.&nbsp;</p> <table style="background-color: #ffffff; border: #ffffff 0px solid;" border="0" cellpadding="2" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Medicine</span></td> <td style="width: 85px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 175px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Physician Assistant</span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Jacob Allred</td> <td style="width: 85px;">VCOM</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Caroline Segers</td> <td>LMU</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Josh Earl</td> <td style="width: 85px;">UT-Memphis</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Josh Ragan</td> <td style="width: 85px;">Quillen</td> <td style="width: 175px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Denistry</span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Michael Redmond</td> <td style="width: 85px;">PCOM-GA</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Chad Adams</td> <td>UT-Memphis</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Rusty Shults</td> <td style="width: 85px;">Quillen</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Ethan Long</td> <td>UT-Memphis</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 85px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Physical Therapy</span></td> <td style="width: 85px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 175px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Pharmacy</span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Taryn Cappadona</td> <td style="width: 85px;">UAB</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Morgan Bearden</td> <td>ETSU</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Alex Hawley</td> <td style="width: 85px;">U. of Miami</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Melanie Manis</td> <td>ETSU</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Skyler Martin</td> <td style="width: 85px;">UT-Memphis</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Travis Pace</td> <td>Mercer</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 85px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 175px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Courtney Prichard</td> <td>Union</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:00:44 -0400 Professional School Graduates <p><img style="float: left; border: 0; margin: 4px;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/albright-wetherington-quillen.jpg" alt="" width="180" height="240" />This is an attempt to honor our C-N alumni who recently graduated from professional school. There is always a risk that some will be omitted, but please accept our apology if errors are made and please help us correct our mistakes in the next edition of this newsletter. (Photo = Drs. Jessica Albright and Brian Wetherington at Quillen&rsquo;s graduation ceremony.)</p> <table style="background-color: #ffffff; border: #ffffff 0px solid;" border="0" cellpadding="2" align="left"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Medicine</span></td> <td style="width: 125px;">&nbsp;</td> <td><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Pharmacy</span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Ben Apple</td> <td style="width: 125px;">UT-Memphis&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Lindsay Archer</td> <td>Belmont</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp; &nbsp;Lesley Bundon</td> <td style="width: 125px;">Quillen</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Josh Blake</td> <td>ETSU</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Aubrey Cawthon</td> <td style="width: 125px;">Ross&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Sherry Cline</td> <td style="width: 125px;">LMU-DO</td> <td><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Dental</span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Heather Nolan</td> <td style="width: 125px;">Kentucky</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Nathan Jones</td> <td>UT-Memphis</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp; &nbsp;Tyler Pace</td> <td style="width: 125px;">Wake Forest&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Matthew Kickliter</td> <td>UT-Memphis&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Madeline Russell</td> <td style="width: 125px;">Ross</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Heather Wright Johnson</td> <td>UT-Memphis</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; David Wasserman</td> <td style="width: 125px;">VACOM</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Angie Yates</td> <td style="width: 125px;">Quillen&nbsp;</td> <td><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Occupational Therapy</span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="width: 125px;">&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Kristin Lidvall</td> <td>Belmont</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;"><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Physical Therapy</span></td> <td style="width: 125px;">&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Katie Puckett</td> <td>Milligan</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Mary Knapp</td> <td style="width: 125px;">ETSU</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Megan Self</td> <td>Belmont</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Emily Skelly</td> <td style="width: 125px;">ETSU</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Taylor McKinney</td> <td style="width: 125px;">Eastern Carolina</td> <td><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Veterinary Medicine</span></td> <td>&nbsp;</td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width: 150px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Emily Pile</td> <td style="width: 125px;">&nbsp;UT-C</td> <td>&nbsp;&nbsp; Hillary Hammond</td> <td>UT-Memphis&nbsp;</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:01:16 -0400 Scholarships Make a Difference <p><strong>2011-2012 Dr. James Chapman Scholarship Recipient</strong></p> <p><img style="border: 0; float: left; margin: 4px;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/humphrey.jpg" alt="" width="220" height="165" />Justin Humphrey, a senior pre-medical student from Blaine, TN, is the recipient of the Dr. James Chapman Scholarship for 2012-13. Justin is an Exercise Science major with a good deal of experience in the medical field. Justin is very active on our campus, belonging to a number of different organizations.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2011-2012 Mathews Dental Scholarship Recipient</strong></p> <p><strong></strong><img style="border: 0; float: left; margin: 4px;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/hodge.jpg" alt="" width="220" height="165" />Sarah Hodge, a senior pre-medical student from Strawberry Plains, TN, has been selected to receive the Dr. and Mrs. Chris Mathews Scholarship for the next year. As a Chemistry major with an English minor, Sarah is an excellent student student. Possessing a heart for service, Sarah is a member of our Bonners Program.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>2011-2012 Dr. and Mrs. James H. Harris Scholarship Recipient</strong></p> <p><img style="border: 0; float: left; margin: 4px;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/quinby.jpg" alt="" width="220" height="165" />Kevin Quinby, a senior pre-medical student from Hickory, NC, has been selected to receive the Dr. and Mrs. James H. Harris Scholarship for next year. Kevin has a double major &ndash; Biology and Sociology. He is very active on campus, participating in a number of organizations and independent research projects.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>2011-2012 Stuart Paul Hinchey Scholarship Recipient</strong></p> <p><img style="border: 0; float: left; margin: 4px;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/hoyle.jpg" alt="" width="220" height="165" />Kacie Hoyle, a junior pre-medical student from Johnson City, TN, has been selected to receive the Stuart Paul Hinchey Scholarship for next year. Kacie is a Biology major with minors in Religion and English. Kacie&rsquo;s shadowing experiences include the Tri-Cities Skin and Cancer center with Dr. Gardner.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:22:27 -0400 Two New HP Programs <p>We are pleased to announce the implementation of two new opportunities for HP students at C-N. First, we now have an AMSA chapter on campus. Ben Pomy served as the inaugural president; Jennifer Bowman is this year&rsquo;s president. Secondly, we are offering a health professions minor in Christian healthcare.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:01:52 -0400 Susan Karr co-authors textbook <p><img style="float: left; border: 0; margin: 4px;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/karr-susan.jpg" alt="" width="250" height="250" />Susan Karr is co-author of a new environmental science textbook <em>ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE For a Changing World</em>, published by W.H. Freeman. This book focuses on the competencies that a general education science course should instill in the non-major (environmental literacy, science literacy, and information literacy), but is written in a very &ldquo;readable&rdquo; style emphasizing real life stories pertinent to each topic.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:02:14 -0400 Steve Wright receives additional support: <p><img style="border: 0; margin-top: 4px; margin-bottom: 4px; float: right;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/wright.jpg" alt="" width="220" height="160" />The National Science Foundation awarded $18,787 in additional support to Dr. Wright&nbsp;for the project entitled: <em>RUI: Interdependence of Nutrient and Pheromone Sensing Pathways in Yeast</em>. The award with this amendment totals $457,934 and lasts through February 2013.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:02:36 -0400 Martino ramps up research <p><img style="float: left; border: 0; margin: 4px;" src="libraries/tiny_mce/tiny_mce/plugins/imagemanager/files/HPAC/martino.jpg" alt="" width="200" height="155" />As noted in last year&rsquo;s newsletter, we are very blessed to have Dr. Paul Martino as a new faculty member in Chemistry. Not only is Paul doing an excellent job in teaching the ever important Organic Chemistry class, he has hit the ground running in research. Though only entering his second year at CN, Paul already has a number of students, including some honors students, lined up for research projects. We appreciate Paul&rsquo;s efforts as he joins others in the sciences providing research opportunities for students.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 14:02:58 -0400