OT student to present at national conference

Caceti Dobrowolski, a graduate student in the occupational therapy program, has been selected to present her research poster at the American Occupational Therapy Association national conference on April 5. In addition, Dobrowolski has also been awarded a grant on behalf of the Barbara J. Hemphill Endowment for Student Professional Development.

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Dr. Earlie Washington to receive the 5th Annual Purple Poppy Award

Dr. Earlie M. Washington has been selected to receive the Purple Poppy Award from Heritage Community of Kalamazoo for her dedicated support of the organization’s mission and vision. This award presentation will be made at the Heritage Community Foundation Gala on Thursday, April 11.


New PA department chair announced

Western Michigan University’s Department of Physician Assistant has announced the appointment of David Areaux, MPAS, PA-C as the new chair and program director. David, currently an associate professor, has been part of WMU’s PA program since 2008 when he started as an assistant professor.