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Dr. Terrence M. Nordstrom Named Catherine Worthingham Fellow

Dr. Terrence M. Nordstrom, PT, EdD, FNAP, FAPTA, has been named a Catherine Worthington Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for attaining the highest level of professional excellence and impact in advancing the physical therapy profession.


Your Durable General Power Of Attorney Is An Essential Part Of Your Estate Plan

In planning how to have your financial affairs managed by others if you become unable to manage your financial affairs, it’s not enough simply to have a revocable living trust because there are many financial transactions that legally cannot be handled by the trustee of your living trust.

Occupational Therapy Students Build Solutions, Assistive Devices

For Occupational Therapy (OT) students Megan Simmons and Christine Van Gorkum, a simple challenge came to mind when they thought about clients who’d suffered a stroke and lost motion on one side of their body.


“Angels” Serving The Homeless Population Of Berkeley

Since 1989, the Suitcase Clinic has been offering free health and social services to underserved populations. They have structured their organization around the principles of public health, social welfare, community activism and empathy..


SMU A National Leader Integrating Genomics Into Healthcare Education

A few minutes before Dr. Kathleen Calzone (far right in photo to the left) took the stage to speak at a symposium hosted by Samuel Merritt University on March 18, she mentioned it was rare to find academic leaders who fully supported the integration of genetics ...


SMU Welcomes Japanese Students From Sister University

In November, 2013, Samuel Merritt University signed an MOU with Serei Christopher University in Hamamatsu, Japan, to establish an exchange program between the School of Nursing, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy programs.

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