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  • Manchester, GenXys partner for PGx awareness, education

    by Anne Gregory | Nov 01, 2022
    GenXys, the global leader in precision prescribing software with embedded pharmacogenetic (PGx) data, is teaming up with Manchester for pharmacogenomics awareness and education. Learn more.
  • Knapp elected president of higher ed business officers association

    by Anne Gregory | Nov 01, 2022
    Clair Knapp has been elected president of the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) Board of Directors.
    Knapp is Manchester vice president of finance and administration, chief business officer and treasurer. Learn more.
  • Manchester launches Doctor of Physical Therapy

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 28, 2022
    Building on its success in the health sciences, including a strong undergraduate major in pre-physical therapy, Manchester University plans to begin DPT courses in May 2023. Applications are open now. Learn more about the program.
  • MU launches initiative focusing on underserved students

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 21, 2022
    Lilly Endowment Inc. has given Manchester University $1 million to extend its outreach to traditionally underserved students and their families. Learn more.
  • 100 percent employment for MAT

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 20, 2022
    Congratulations to the 2022 cohort of Master of Athletic training graduates who are now certified athletic trainers and are all employed in the field.
  • Presentations and publications

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 20, 2022
    • Beckett, R, Cordova-Kibiger M. Entrustable Professional Activity-Based Competency Assessment in Experiential Learning. IUPUI Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN. October 9-11, 2022.
    • Fenn NE. Identifying the Imposter: Imposter Syndrome and the Healthcare Professional. Children’s Minnesota Education and Training Virtual Grand Rounds. Sept. 8, 2022.
    • Petrea Cober M, Fenn NE, Walters Burkey, B. Enhancing your Focus: Tools to Improve Productivity. Pediatric Pharmacy Association Fall Conference, Columbus, Ohio. Sept. 24, 2022.
    • Fenn NE, Capino A. Matriculate, Educate, Graduate, Recalculate? A Discus- sion on the State of Academia and Its Learners. Pediatric Pharmacy Associa- tion Fall Conference, Columbus, Ohio. Sept. 25, 2022.
    • Huett JL, Cavallario J, Hankemeier DA, Welch Bacon CE, Walker SE. Pro- gram Administrators’ Perceived Challenges Associated with Developing Preceptors. Athl Train Educ J. 2022;17(3):221–230.
    • Dean Tommy Smith served as the moderator at IUFW’s ADA Amplified Symposium held on Sept. 19 featuring guest speaker Judy Heumann. Heumann joined the group virtually for a fireside chat about her life-long disability advocacy. You can see some of her and her fellow disability rights activists in the documentary, “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution” currently streaming on Netflix.
    • Raylene Rospond presented “Resiliency through CliftonStrengths – Career Wellbeing” at the 2022 Indiana Pharmacy Association Fall Conference held at the Embassy Theater, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Friday, Sept. 23.
  • Calinski featured in Women Taking the Lead

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 20, 2022
    Kudos to Diane Calinski for being included in an article in Academic Pharmacy Now, The News Magazine of The American Association of Colleges featuring women in leadership positions within pharmacy
    academia. You can view the article on page 10: Academic Pharmacy Now: 2022 Issue 4 by AACP. 

  • MU gets grant for agroecology initiative

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 17, 2022
    Manchester University’s Environmental Studies Program and Center for Environmental Resilience and Social Engagement are implementing a campuswide conservation management strategy that focuses on actions and infrastructure that are resilient to climate change, support biodiversity conservation and provide accessible green space. Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Manchester  $10,000 to support this environmental initiative. Phase one focuses on transforming the campus grounds into an agroecology teaching, research and community outreach space. Learn more.

  • Nursing students celebrate ‘Signing Day’ with Parkview

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 12, 2022
    Manchester students in the accelerated nursing program made their career plans official in Manchester’s inaugural “Parkview Health Signing Day” on Monday, Sept. 12, at the Mirro Center for Research and Innovation in Fort Wayne. Learn more.
  • Manchester PGx to maintain new national drug-gene database

    by Anne Gregory | Oct 12, 2022
    Manchester University students and faculty in the pharmacogenomics (PGx) program are taking an active role in maintaining a new nationwide database that cross references drug-gene interaction information in clinical guidelines with U.S. Food and Drug Administration data. Learn more.