WKU Students Earn Honors at National HOSA Conference
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WKU students earn honors at national HOSA conference
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A WKU student from Tompkinsville took first place at the national Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Leadership Conference.
Matthew Garvey placed first in Nursing Assisting. Garvey, a sophomore, is also a certified nursing assistant in the Emergency Department at TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green.
Other WKU students earning recognition at the June conference in Orlando were:
Joshua Davis of Louisville, top five in Extemporaneous Health Poster.
The team of Jason Godsey of Falls of Rough, Laura Hinton of Hardinsburg and Adrienne Beck of Louisville, top seven in Creative Problem Solving Team.
John Humphrey of Corydon was a competitor in Medical Terminology.
HOSA provides opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development for students interested in health careers. Since its inception in 1976, HOSA has grown to nearly 120,000 members through 47 chartered HOSA state associations and about 3,200 secondary and postsecondary chapters.
HOSA Advisor Amy Wininger with HOSA Students
WKU’s HOSA chapter is sponsored by the South Central Area Health Education Center.
Contact: Amy Wininger, (270) 745-6265.
Western Kentucky University’s College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) will honor the opening of their first student-applied research center, the WKU Center for Environmental and Workplace Health (CEWH).
Divya Gadde, a graduate student in our WKU Department of Public Health was recently awarded with funding to support her research proposal: "Assessment of Ergonomics in Indian Dental Practice".
WKU and the surrounding communities can now schedule an appointment to give blood during the WKU vs. MTSU Blood Drive competition on November 13-15, 2017 from 10:00am-6:00pm at the WKU Preston Center.
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