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NKU to add region’s first complete bachelor’s programs in radiologic science, respiratory therapy

The Northern Kentucky University College of Health Professions is set to add two new bachelor degree programs this year that will replace existing associate degrees. A new Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science is designed to educate and prepare students for work in diagnostic radiography, which is an imaging modality that employs radiation to produce

Laughter and love

Sarah Wice-Courtney incorporates both as she balances work and family responsibilities. work and family responsibilities. By Chelsea Nichols If there’s only going to be one leader from northern Kentucky to make the list, Sarah Wice-Courtney would make a lovely choice. The corporate communication manager of St. Elizabeth Healthcare handles communication strategies, publication management, overseeing social media and more for the hospital network. Outside

Northern Kentucky health department annual report now available

The Northern Kentucky Health Department’s fiscal year 2012-2013 annual report details a year filled with both enormous accomplishments and challenges. The Health Department was one of the first 11 in the country to achieve public health accreditation in February 2013, an accomplishment that impacts much of the agency’s work moving forward. Challenges included implementation of

Northern Kentucky District Board of Health selects officers

Group to serve through June 2014 At its June meeting, the Northern Kentucky District Board of Health selected Richard Schuck, OD, Jonathan Rich, DMD, and Kurt Pohlgeers as officers for its fiscal year 2014, which runs from July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014. Schuck, representing Campbell County, will serve as Chair. He is an optometrist

Volunteer your skills to help in your community by joining the Medical Reserve Corps

The Northern Kentucky Medical Reserve Corps provides citizens of both medical and non-medical backgrounds with a way to help their communities during a public health emergency. Anyone interested in joining the Medical Reserve Corps is invited to attend an orientation session from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, at the Health Department’s District

Eleven Northern Kentucky schools recognized for excellence in school health

Many schools in Northern Kentucky are actively shaping the health and wellness of their students and staff. The Northern Kentucky Health Department supports these efforts through its school health initiatives. As a part of this, the Award of Excellence in School Health was developed to recognize and celebrate schools in Northern Kentucky that have policies,