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Sep
30
2022
Q&A with Apparel Merchandising Student Haidyn Chudy
After her inspirational experience at New York Fashion Week (NYFW), Haidyn Chudy, Baylor University Apparel Merchandising student, shares about her time spent learning from esteemed designers in this Q&A.
Sep
29
2022
Baylor’s Robbins College Announces Communication Sciences and Disorders Leadership Transition
Jason R. Carter, PhD, Dean of Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, has announced a transition in leadership for the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Effective January 1, 2023, Diane Loeb, PhD, will step down from her role as the Martin Family Endowed Chair and Department Chair of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and Michaela Ritter, EdD, will assume this critical leadership position.
Sep
27
2022
From Patient to Advocate: Willow Alexander
After receiving early support from the Baylor University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic, high school student Willow Alexander is now a champion for dyslexia awareness and resources.
Sep
23
2022
Associate Professor of Public Health Elected President of the China Health Policy and Management Society
The Department of Public Health in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is pleased to share that Liang Wang, MD, DrPH, MPH, FACE, FTOS, Director of Epidemiology and tenured Associate Professor of Public Health, has been elected as President of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS).
Sep
7
2022
Baylor University Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program Achieves Full ACOTE Accreditation
The Department of Occupational Therapy in Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences received notice in August that the department’s entry-level occupational therapy doctoral degree has received full accreditation through the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
Sep
6
2022
Q&A with Dean Jason R. Carter
From Kingdom building to sleeping horses to cheering on the Baylor Bears, get to know Jason R. Carter, PhD, new Dean of the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University, in this Q&A.
Aug
31
2022
The HPP Podcast: Exploring Partnership Opportunities to Understand and Support Health Promotion Practices in Public Libraries
In this episode of the Health Promotion Practice Journal Podcast, Dr. Renée Umstattd Meyer, Associate Dean for Research and Professor (Public Health), joins fellow researchers in discussing how libraries are an underutilized resource for supporting public health in communities.
Aug
12
2022
In these turbulent times, trust is incredibly important; without it, everything falls apart. Americans want to have confidence in the foods they eat, the products they buy — and the places they learn. Morning Consult, a nationally recognized research firm, has been studying brand trust throughout 2022 to determine which names are the most trusted …
Aug
9
2022
The Washington Post: Here’s what muscle memory really means, and how to use it
Cory Dungan, PhD, Assistant Professor of Exercise Physiology (Health, Human Performance and Recreation) contributes to this article on muscle memory in The Washington Post.
Aug
9
2022
WalletHub: Young Adult Credit-Card Section
Nicole M. McAninch, PhD, MSW, CFLE, Clinical Associate Professor in Child and Family Studies (Human Sciences and Design), shares about young adults and credit cards with WalletHub.
Aug
2
2022
AJP-Heart and Circulatory Physiology: Daylight Saving Time and Cardiovascular Risk
Jason R. Carter, PhD, Dean of the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, shares about "Daylight Saving Time and Cardiovascular Risk" on the American Journal of Physiology - Heart and Circulatory Physiology Podcast.
Jul
21
2022
Psychology Today: Children’s Need for Movement
Maria Boccia, PhD, DMin, LMFT, Professor of Child and Family Studies (Human Sciences and Design), writes about "Children's Need for Movement" in Psychology Today.
Jul
8
2022
Robbins College and Army-Baylor alumna Deydre S. Teyhen, MPT ’95, DPT ’08, was promoted to Brigadier General, becoming the first Army Medical Specialist Corps general officer.
May
11
2022
I am pleased to share with you that Jason R. Carter, Ph.D., vice president for research, economic development and graduate education at Montana State University, has been selected as Baylor University's Dean of the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, effective August 8.
Oct
10
2017
A Q&A with Rodney Bowden, Dean of the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences.
Apr
12
2017
WACO, Texas (April 13, 2017) – Rodney G. Bowden, Ph.D., professor of health education and Brown Foundation Endowed Chair, has been appointed dean of Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University, as announced today by Executive Vice President and Provost L. Gregory Jones, Ph.D. Bowden’s appointment is effective immediately.
Feb
8
2017
The Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR) Department at Baylor University is uniquely positioned to partner with the medical community in order to help Texans improve their health and reduce chronic disease risk and - at the same time - strengthen our instruction and research efforts.
Feb
8
2017
Teams of Senior Baylor Interior Design students provided Jamie's Place, a grief counseling center in Waco with a design solution for a new space proposed in the MacArthur Hillcrest Building.
Aug
30
2016
CSD Clinics Foster Health and Hope
Apr
15
2015
WACO, Texas (April 15, 2015) – Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation (HHPR), along with partners from Texas A&M University’s School of Public Health (lead on the overall project), New Mexico State University, the Mariposa Community Health Center in Arizona, and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have received a five-year, $4.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to improve the lives and families living along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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