Western MT Area Health Education Center
Skaggs Building - Room 173
Missoula, MT 59812
Thinking of a career in respiratory therapy, girls? Over 50 Alberton, Superior, and St. Regis sophomores attended REACH (Research & Explore Awesome Careers in Healthcare), hosted at Mineral Community Hospital. Nov. 5. Professionals were on hand to assist students in, among other activities, cauterizing deli ham, scanning a frozen turkey, and solving a whodunnit in the lab. Click here for KECI coverage.
For more information about REACH click on K-12, above, or contact Martha Robertson at 243-4746.
Doctor Ryan Mizner, Interim Director of the UM School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, demonstrates Newton's 3rd law of motion during a REACH (Research & Explore Awesome Careers in Healthcare) program hosted both Nov. 18 & 19 at the College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences. We thank Ryan Mizner, Lisa Venuti, PharmD, Jim Driver, PhD, and grad students Jon Andrews & David Hessholmier for hosting the Big Sky High School Health Science Academy freshmen.
Montana colleges have been awarded a $15 million grant to expand opportunities for Montanans to gain skills and credentials for high-paying jobs in the healthcare industry across the state. Through the “Montana HealthCARE” (Creating Access to Rural Education)Mont grant, which will be administered by Missoula College University of Montana, 15 Montana two-year, community colleges, and tribal colleges will partner with 39 healthcare providers—both public and private—to improve health care training opportunities in the state. Click here for full news release.