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Students in the nursing and physical therapy programs at MCPHS participating in an interprofessional collaboration exercise.

Students in the nursing and physical therapy programs at MCPHS come together for an exercise in interprofessional collaboration.

Frances Kistner PT, PhD, CEAS, director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program.

For the sixth year in the last seven, MCPHS students enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program have earned a notable honor from the Marquette Challenge, an annual fundraising effort sponsored by the Foundation for Physical Therapy.

Kathleen Head, Director of the Center for International Studies.

Head empowers MCPHS students to take advantage of unique learning and professional experiences abroad, including in South Africa and England.

Occupational Therapy students fabricate a splint to prevent joint movement and tendon use.

With a new semester kicking off on the Manchester campus, occupational therapy students will soon be gaining hands-on experience in the lab.

Kristen Dvorsky, MCPHS Senior Associate Director of Campus Life.

"My favorite part of my job is working with our students. They are the reason I come to work and why I love what I do. They inspire me and surprise me each day," said Dvorsky.

MCPHS alumni Carolyn Arnish PharmD ’14.

Carolyn Arnish PharmD ’14 explains how thinking outside the box enhances both of her chosen career paths.

Devan Hawkins MCPHS Public Health instructor.

Professor Devan Hawkins shares insight into his deep interest into data and public health.

Physician Assistant students on the Manchester campus.

According to a new report from Glassdoor, a career in healthcare will earn you the heftiest paychecks in the U.S.