Congratulations to Ruth Rasmussen, Phd student in the Department of Nutritional Sciences. Ruth is the recipient of a Midwest Association of Allied Health Deans Legacy Scholarship.
Congratulations to Gustavo Martinez, a student in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. He received the SAAHD (Southern Association of Allied Health Deans) Student Leadership, Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Award for 2020. This award acknowledges health professions students who demonstrate sustained leadership to reduce health disparities and improve equity, diversity, and inclusion in society, particularly with respect to health issues, as determined by the student to stem from an established community need or inspired by the student’s personal circumstances.
Congratulations to the following students who are the recipients of the 2020 Health Care Employers Scholarships. The scholarship program was funded by health care employers participating in the College of Allied Health Career Fair 2020.
- Shelby Dickerson
- Jayden Sarabia
- Melissa Sheffield
- Hanna Stanton
- Tiffany West
Contratulations to Mackenzie Davis, a Senior in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders. She is the College of Allied Health Outstanding Senior for 2020-2021. Mackenzie was recognized by President Harroz at a reception and ceremony this afternoon – Monday, November 9, 2020.
Gustavo Martinez is the 2020 recipient of the Brett and Mindy Lee Endowed Scholarship. The Brett and Mindy Lee Endowed Scholarship was generously funded by Brett and Mindy to provide scholarships to students in the College of Allied Health. Brett and Mindy Lee, both from McAlester, Oklahoma, are University of Oklahoma alumni who have a passion for the healing professions and helping others, and now wish to give back to the University that has made such a difference in their lives. Brett Lee, PhD, DPT, MS is a 1998 physical therapy alumnus and is currently President of Texas Health Hospital Frisco. Mrs. Mindy Lee is a 2013 liberal studies alumna who has helped countless people through her clinical work in the dental field and tireless community volunteering efforts.
Congratulations to the following students who are the 2019-2020 recipients:
- Andrea Allison, Doctor of Physical Therapy program
- Meghan Barrett, Master of Occupational Therapy program
- Emily Bennett, Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders program
- Siera Freeman, Doctor of Physical Therapy program
- Chelsea Kress, Master of Occupational Therapy program
- Bethany Williams, Doctor of Philosophy in Allied Health Sciences/Nutritional Sciences program
- Jayden Williams, Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences & Disorders program
These outstanding students were chosen based on active participation and leadership in student governance, outstanding professional and community service, and exemplary academic achievement.These outstanding students were chosen based on active participation and leadership in student governance, outstanding professional and community service, and exemplary academic achievement.