Healthy Times - Fall 2005
Five-Year BS/MS PA track to begin, fall 2006
In Fall Term 2006, University of Detroit Mercy will offer a five-year BS/MS track in addition to its current Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant (PA) studies. The five-year accelerated track will allow a select number of highly qualified, entering freshmen to earn early acceptance in the graduate PA Program.
"Physician Assistants are a key provider in addressing access to primary care and especially meeting the primary care needs of a growing aging population in our country," says Suzanne Warnimont-York, associate professor and chair, Physician Assistant Program.
Partnerships expand opportunities for nursing students
Unlike some other academic disciplines at the University of Detroit Mercy, the success of the degree programs at the College of Health Professions depends on partnerships with other institutions.
CHP adds certificate programs
The College of Health Professions has introduced a new postgraduate certificate for nursing and is working on two more.
Alumni join CHP Advisory Council
Several members of the Alumni Council have provided their perspective on the role of the Council and a CHP education.
Even as a young girl, Tyra Tomlin, a graduate student in UDM’s Health Services Administration program, always knew she wanted to pursue a career in health care.