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UWL student Christonna Shafranski describes the pain she was experiencing in her back, which turned out to be pyelonephritis in a video interview with a professor in her physical therapy program. Learning can save lives Posted 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022 Physical therapy class helps student realize she has a serious infection Read more about Learning can save lives Medical Dosimetrist Patrick Melby graduated from UWL with a degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology in 2012, applied for the medical dosimetry program in 2014 and was in the program 2015-2016.  He now mentors UWL graduate student Paige Solie. “It is fun to watch a student — to watch the light bulb go on when they understand the concept,” he says.  Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System. Fighting cancer with calculations Posted 8 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022 A mystery profession to most, medical dosimetrists target cancer from behind the scenes Read more about Fighting cancer with calculations Maggie Laufenberg, a clinical assistant professor in the Health Professions Department, is one of six UWL faculty to earn a 2022 Eagle Teaching Excellence Award. Shaping the lives of students, patients Posted 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Maggie Laufenberg wins 2022 Eagle Teaching Excellence Award Read more about Shaping the lives of students, patients UWL’s Adapted Physical Education Program holds programs for area children, like this one in 2018. Hands-on training programs like these for UWL graduate students are key for those learning the discipline. This spring two alums are earning the two national scholarships available to doctoral candidates in physical education. An Adapted distinction Posted 9:13 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021 UW-La Crosse alums earn prestigious national scholarships Read more about An Adapted distinction In-clinic situations for UWL radiation therapy students may be just scenarios, but for them to be able to think on their feet in similar, real-life situations when they get on the job is critical. It’s one of the reasons the UWL program has been ranked No. 2 in the country. No. 2 nationally Posted 3:30 p.m. Friday, July 2, 2021 Radiation Therapy Program combines classroom, clinical experiences Read more about No. 2 nationally Jack Osness, a senior at UWL and a member of the Wisconsin National Guard, has been called to serve at the COVID-19 alternate care facility near Milwaukee.
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Driven to serve Posted 12:01 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 Student Jack Osness helps staff COVID facility near Milwaukee. Read more about Driven to serve Lilli Minor, a senior working as a peer health advocate at UW-La Crosse, is this year’s National Student Employee of the Year.
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Minor wins major award Posted 1:26 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 UWL senior Lilli Minor is the National Student Employee of the Year Read more about Minor wins major award Great Value Colleges ranked UWL No. 16 among its 100 Most Affordable Public Schools with the Highest ROI.
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Top ROI Posted 2:32 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 UWL ranked high nationally and is state’s top ranked Read more about Top ROI Ronald Erickson goes through balance-coordination exercises with assistance from UWL students Kim Ross, left, and Kirstin Klemp.
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Video: Course teaches students, impacts community Posted 12:01 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17, 2020 UWL graduate students create programming for people with progressive neurological diseases Read more about Video: Course teaches students, impacts community Margaret M. Van Bree is president of Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. She earned a bachelor of science in community health education from UWL in 1982.
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Growing healthcare leaders Posted 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 Alumna, CEO grateful for her start in community health education, supports future students in the same field Read more about Growing healthcare leaders

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