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Dean's Blog

In February I had the honor of being inducted into the California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Hall of Fame. Being an active member of professional organizations such as CPhA has afforded me so much more than I can explain in a few sentences. In essence, what I have learned is that as health care professionals we […]

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On March 1, 2017, the Department of Physical Therapy presented the Sanderson Lecture at University of the Pacific featuring keynote speaker Bennet Omalu, MD, MBA, MPH, CPE, DABP-AP, CP, FP, NP. The event was sponsored by Dignity Health – St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Pacific Arts and Lectures, the School of International Studies, College of the […]

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The San Francisco Giants, Delta Gamma and University of the Pacific — spend time with Carol Hirota ’77, ’79, MA, CCC-SLP and one is likely to hear about her passion for baseball, education or alumni engagement. When describing her Pacific experience Hirota uses an expression: “From the outside looking in, you can’t understand it; from […]

Dean's Blog

We are each shaped by our experiences. For speech-language pathology alumna Judi Jewett ’95, MA, CCC-SLP an interaction with a young girl in Bosnia two decades ago provided a clear direction and focus to her passion for service. For audiology clinical instructor Kenneth D. Billheimer, AuD serving in the U.S. Army as an audiologist brought […]

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Meeting a prospective employer for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. There is the pressure to make a good first impression, give eloquent answers and ask thoughtful questions. One of the ways that Pacific prepares students for the career opportunities that lay ahead is through events where they can practice navigating interactions with […]

Making the Most of Career Development


  1. February 09,2017 at 6:17 am: DONNA BERG
    What a wonderful thing to do for these hard working students. Dinner and learning all at once. Great idea.

Spotlight

“I never have to worry about what I want to do when I grow up because I’m doing it,” said Judi Jewett ’95, MA, CCC-SLP. For over two decades Jewett, president of Jewett and Associates, Inc., has worked in private practice and in schools as a speech-language pathologist. She believes, “Communication is a basic need […]

Alumni Spotlight: Judi Jewett ’95, MA, CCC-SLP


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Carl L. Fairburn III ’10, PT, DPT, assistant professor of physical therapy, and Derek Isetti ’08, PhD, CCC-SLP, assistant professor of speech-language pathology, have teamed up for a research project to explore if respiratory muscle strength training (RMST), commonly used in physical therapy, can benefit patients who are having difficulty with speaking. For this study […]

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Equipped with a master of science in speech-language pathology our graduates are pursuing careers all across the United States. As Commencement approaches we asked them to take a moment and reflect on their time at Pacific and their path ahead.   Kimberly Kamada ’15 is currently working as a clinical fellow in speech pathology at […]

Speech-Language Pathology Graduates’ Future Plans


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It is the season of tassels and mortarboards. Representing the disciplines of pharmacy, speech-language pathology and physical therapy almost 300 graduates will have their degrees conferred at the Commencement Ceremony on May 21, 2016. A few of our graduates share their plans after graduation and what memories will stand out to them when they look […]

Meet Our Graduates


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It was a bomb blast on the other side of the world that inspired Jennifer Elaine-Connsalvi Hodges ’16 to become a speech-language pathologist. Before coming to Pacific Hodges earned a bachelor of arts in child and adolescent development from San Francisco State University in 2008 and worked at the Ronald McDonald House. “While working at […]