Dr. Brett Woods: Preparing for Health Professions

This story is featured in the Fall 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover below how HPU mentor Dr. Brett Woods guides students striving to become medical practitioners.  One of High Point University’s fastest growing populations is undergraduate science students preparing for professional health careers. Beginning their freshman year, these students chart a vigorous course to gain acceptance […]

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Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 21, 2019 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. HPU Senior Named Semifinalist for Critical Language Scholarship Kendal Karstens, a senior international relations major at HPU, has been named a semifinalist in the Critical Language Scholarship competition. The program is […]

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Pharmacy Students Honored by North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey

Students Helped Save Medicare Recipients More Than $47,000 Across the Triad. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 26, 2018 – High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy students were recognized for saving clients more than $47,000 on their Part D Medicare plans as Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors. North Carolina’s Department of Insurance Commissioner […]

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Pharmacy Students Assist State’s SHIIP Program

Some HPU pharmacy students are certified Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) counselors who help seniors find cost saving Medicare plans during Medicare Open Enrollment. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 30, 2018 – High Point University Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy students are out in the community helping Medicare recipients save money on their plans through […]

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HPU Pharmacy Professor: Common Medications Can Interfere with Blood Pressure Treatment

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 18, 2018 – Research by a High Point University professor has found that patients diagnosed with hypertension are taking common medications that could potentially interfere with the management of their high blood pressure. The results of the study by Dr. Andrew Hwang, assistant professor of clinical sciences in the Fred Wilson […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2018 – High Point University faculty, staff and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Theatre Faculty, Student Perform in New York Members of the HPU Department of Theatre and Dance recently participated in the Broadway Bound Play Festival in New York City. Their play, “The […]

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Meet The Deans 2018

Dr. Michael Oudshoorn Dean of the Webb School of Engineering Education: B.Sc. in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics; B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Science; Ph.D. in Computer Science. All from the University of Adelaide, Australia. Accolades: Dr. Oudshoorn has more than 30 years of experience as an educator. His career began at the University of Adelaide, […]

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HPU Pharmacy Students Join Campus and Community

During a day of service, pharmacy students organized books at D-UP, a nonprofit organization on Washington Street dedicated to keeping kids active. Pictured from left to right are students Kimberly Varner of Raleigh, Baily Coble of Kernersville and Cathy Le of Jamestown, all sorting books at D-UP. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 21, 2018 – High […]

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HPU Launches Willed Body Program

HPU students are in Congdon Hall’s new anatomy lab, which was built to meet the industry’s highest standards. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 3, 2018 – A new Willed Body Program has launched at High Point University, allowing donors to contribute to the education of health care providers in HPU’s graduate programs while also receiving a […]

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Why the Entrepreneurial Spirit Matters in Research

This story is featured in the Spring 2018 edition of the HPU Magazine. Discover why the entrepreneurial spirit matters in research in this essay written by Dr. Mary Jayne Kennedy, Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at HPU. Four million babies are born every year in the United States, and […]

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Internship Outcomes: Eva Greengrove Researches at Duke University

READ MORE INTERNSHIP PROFILES Name: Eva Greengrove Hometown: Raleigh, NC Year: Rising Senior Major: Psychology and Biology Internship: As a research intern at the Nicholas School of Environment at Duke University, Greengrove works with The Superfund Center, a program under the EPA to clean up hazardous waste sites. This center has hundreds of research sites […]

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