New 2020 Cohort

We want to welcome our new 2020 Cohort who will be enbarking on this PhD journey.  We usually have the students on-campus for the initial orientation, but as we all know, these have been tough times for traveling.

Congratulations Dr. Cathers

Congratulations to our fearless leader, Dr. Laurie Cathers, who was awarded the College of Health Professions Faculty Award for Overall Excellence for the 2019-2020 academic year!!!
— feeling proud.

Monica L. White Endowed Scholarship

Monica L. White Endowed Scholarship

Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences alumni and students, College of Health Professions faculty and staff, and friends of the college and its program have established the Monica L. White Endowed Scholarship.  The fund honors White’s 37 years of service to the college, including her 20-year role as Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences program coordinator. White retired on Aug. 1, 2018. She and her husband, Moses Rivers, pictured here at the 20th anniversary celebration of the Ph.D. program on June 29, 2018, have made a leadership gift to the scholarship.

To support this important scholarship and increase the amount that can be provided annually to a deserving Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences student, please consider making your own gift to the fund. You may make your gift, including a pledge over time, online at Click on the “Search” button. In the “Search for a Fund” box, enter “Monica L. White Endowed Scholarship Fund.” (The name of the fund should appear as soon as you type “Monica.”) Click on the fund name to proceed with entering your gift information.