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Interprofessional by Design

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Each individual curriculum has been developed in collaboration with the other programs to ensure students are equipped with the skills and competencies necessary to be part of a successful health care team.

The research is clear, an interprofessional approach to health care results in more competent clinicians and better health care delivery.


stanford_headshotWEB_270“On behalf of the entire Mary Baldwin College community, I want to welcome you to the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences. Our dynamic programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant and RN to BSN draw on Mary Baldwin’s proud 175-year history and solid academic foundation.”

Linda Seestedt-Stanford, PhD
Vice President for Health Sciences

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Engaged. Knowledgeable. Professional. Well-prepared. Involved.

These are just some of the words our preceptors and community partners use to describe our students. We know you’ll arrive at MDCHS with a strong sense of community and a sincere desire to impact the lives of others. We will build on this strength through extensive coursework and clinical experiences that engender interprofessional interactions and community focused projects. You will be continuously encouraged to participate in professional organizations and to attend and present at national and international conferences.

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Health Sciences Students Assist Nurses in Haiti

  Twelve students from the Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences traveled to Haiti August 8–18 to help improve global health and leave a useful impact. The service abroad trip kicked off a year in which the university will sponsor 175 acts of service to commemorate its 175th anniversary. Physical therapy and occupational therapy students at […]

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