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ATSU-CHC celebrates inaugural CCPA program students with White Coat Ceremony

A.T. Still University-College for Healthy Communities (ATSU-CHC) Central Coast Physician Assistant (CCPA) program celebrated the inaugural class of 2023 with a White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022 at Harold J. Miossi Cultural and Performing Arts Center at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, California. Keynote speaker Randy Danielsen, PhD, PA-C Emeritus, DFAAPA, professor […]

Alumni Headlines
ATSU-ASHS graduate found her ‘anchor’ in the Postprofessional Doctor of Physical Therapy program

An A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) Postprofessional Doctor of Physical Therapy program graduate’s perseverance and determination not only helped her graduate, but helped inspire her daughter as well.  Maren Butcher, PT, DPT, ’22, graduated from the program on Aug. 7, after facing a series of unexpected hardships. With a degree in exercise […]

Student Headlines
ATSU-ASHS Doctor of Physical Therapy student says program ‘lived up to all the hype’

A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy program student Everett Lunt, DPT, ’24, has felt right at home since beginning classes on the Mesa, Arizona, campus. “I love the community and friendliness of students and teachers,” Lunt said. “I love being able to have a great place to learn and […]

University Headlines
ATSU-ASHS’ Speech-Language Pathology program holds ribbon cutting ceremony

The A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences’ (ATSU-ASHS) Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program officially welcomed its first students with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 14. Students, faculty, and staff gathered on the Mesa, Arizona, campus to celebrate the launch of this new program, which was designed to prepare students for working with […]

Student Headlines
ATSU-ASHS Doctor of Occupational Therapy student enjoys versatility of program

A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) Doctor of Occupational Therapy program student Rebecca Downs, OTD, ’24, knew her personality matched up with what was necessary to be a strong student ambassador for the University.  But that wasn’t the only reason Downs took on the responsibilities of the student leadership position. “I became an […]

Student Headlines
ATSU-KCOM student founds student group for aspiring osteopathic radiologists

As an A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine student, Victoria Reick-Mitrisin, OMS IV, knows the importance of networking in the medical field. That’s why she decided to combine this knowledge with her passion for radiology by founding a new student group to help aspiring radiologists make connections in their future field.  Reick-Mitrisin founded the […]

Student Headlines
ATSU-KCOM student elected to Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons Board of Trustees

A.T. Still University-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) student Nathaniel Bledsoe, OMS II, was recently elected to the Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) Board of Trustees.  Bledsoe was one of two new student trustees sworn in by MAOPS President Elisa Vinyard, DO, in Sept. 2022. As an ATSU-KCOM representative, Bledsoe will help […]

From the President
President’s Perspective – September 2022

Milestone celebrations Thank you for taking a few minutes to catch up on ATSU happenings. As we celebrate our 130th anniversary, it has been wonderful to see students, faculty, and staff return physically and virtually to classes and activities. This academic year promises to be special as we welcome the inaugural speech-language pathology class, recognize […]

Faculty & Staff Headlines
Dr. Altman receives COVID-19 Pandemic Civilian Service Medal

A.T. Still University (ATSU) Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Don Altman, DDS, DHSc, EdD, MPH, MBA, MA, recently received the COVID-19 Pandemic Civilian Service Medal for his commitment to public health and exemplary service with the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS). NDMS is a federal program that provides medical care, veterinary care, and mortuary […]

Student Headlines
ATSU-SOMA student hopes to become rural family doctor in community health center

A.T. Still University’s School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) was exactly the kind of school Weston Burrup, OMS III, wanted to attend, with its friendly faculty, focus on community health center learning and experiences, and education in osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM). But there was also another reason ATSU was a perfect fit. “It also […]

AT Still Library News
‘On to the next century!’ – A.T. Still Memorial Library celebrates its 100th anniversary

What began in a small room next to the president’s office in 1922 has now grown to three libraries containing 250,000 e-books, 50,000 printed books, 20,000 e-journals, and more than 100 databases.  On Sept. 22, 2022, A.T. Still Memorial Library commemorated its 100th anniversary with celebrations on the Missouri and Arizona campuses. Students, faculty, and […]

Student Headlines
ATSU-SOMA students, alumni educate community health workers in rural Peru

Deep in the Peruvian Amazon, a group of A.T. Still University-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) students and alumni spent a week providing medical education to local health workers, helping communities sustainably foster long-term healthcare solutions. In July 2022, nine members of Capacidad, a student-led global health honor society, and MGY, a non-governmental organization […]

Student Headlines
ATSU-ASHS Doctor of Occupational Therapy student says University’s mission sets it apart

A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) Doctor of Occupational Therapy program student Kat Bauer, OTD, ’23, could have picked just about anywhere in the country to seek her occupational therapy degree. Originally from Bozeman, Montana, Bauer attended Montana State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in cell biology and neuroscience. Then she looked […]

University Headlines
ATSU-ASHS celebrates Physician Assistant Studies program commencement

A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) celebrated the graduation of 73 students from its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program on Sept. 16, 2022, in Mesa, Arizona.  Ann Lee Burch, PT, EdD, MS, MPH, ATSU-ASHS dean and associate professor, told graduates to use their skills to make a difference in […]

University Headlines
A.T. Still University Board of Trustees appoints officers, elects new trustees

A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU) Board of Trustees appointed officers and elected new members at its quarterly meeting July 22, 2022. The following trustees were elected as officers: Chair Herb B. Kuhn, of Lohman, Missouri; Vice-chair Isaac R. Navarro, DMD, MPH, ’08, of Visalia, California; and Secretary Michelle L. Mayo, PhD, of Durham, […]