Dumke College of Health Profession In The News

World Traveling WSU Nurse Bikes Canada to Mexico for Charity
After returning from a month-long research trip to Southeast Africa, one Weber State University faculty member has jumped on her bike and is riding for charity from Canada to Mexico along the Pacific.

An Indoor Ambulance Lets WSU Students Simulate Emergencies 
Weber State University’s Department of Emergency Care and Rescue (ECR) is set to unveil its new, state-of-the-art ambulance simulator. The simulator is the first of its kind in the Intermountain West.

(FOX 13 News Feature Story) Simulated ambulance helps students at WSU prepare to treat patients
OGDEN, Utah – Weber State University has one of the nation’s oldest programs for training emergency medical responders, and now it has cutting edge technology as well.

WSU’s Inaugural Endowed Chair Using 3-D Medical Imaging to Advance Health Care Education
Dr. Robert Walker, WSU's chair of radiologic sciences, has been selected as the Dr. Ezekiel R. and Edna Wattis Dumke Inaugural University Endowed Chair.

International Service Leads to 2014 Lindquist Award at WSU
Lisa Trujillo, respiratory therapy assistant professor, will receive the John A. Lindquist Award to be given at a luncheon, March 26 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms.

WSU Nurses Demonstrate Deadly Results of Texting and Driving
Nursing faculty and students hope to commit hundreds of Bonneville High School students to safer driving during a March 20 presentation about the dangers of texting while behind the wheel.

Historian Discusses Changes, Trends in Nursing
Deborah Judd, associate professor of nursing and primary author of “A History of American Nursing: Trends and Eras,” will share her research, March 17 at 7 p.m. in the Lindquist Alumni Center.

$2.5 Million Grant Helps WSU Train Health Information Management Professionals
The Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions has received a $2.5 million “capacity-building grant” to double the size of two high-demand programs: health information technology and health information management.