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College of Health Sciences receives MizzouForward Student Success funding

April 12, 2024

The College of Health Sciences received a total of $369,122 in funding through the MizzouForward Student Success initiative. These grants support teaching and learning efforts that enhance student success. View a complete list of University of Missouri funded proposals.

DepartmentProject overviewAward
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences – Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound (Alice Townsend and Kathy Myers)New technology for the MU Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound laboratory. Purchase a High-Fidelity Obstetric Ultrasound Simulator to enhance student learning and preparation for the workforce.$99,998
Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences – Radiography (Carla Allen)Upgrade equipment in the X-ray production and measurement laboratory in order to promote student self-efficacy in bedside, intra-operative and trauma radiography; improve understanding of image features afforded by different types of digital detector systems; and facilitate the assessment and characterization of the X-ray beam necessary to accurate adjustment of equipment settings.$38,000
Occupational Therapy (Crystal Gateley)Faculty development in the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), access to new technology and software for classroom instruction, and updated lab equipment and supplies for hands-on student learning in both our classrooms and on-site pro-bono teaching clinics.$99,804
School of Social Work (Aaron Thompson)New classroom technology for Clark 531 and Clark 737, two social work classrooms used by our Bachelor Social Work (BSW), Master of Social Work (MSW), and PhD programs and that also serve as meeting rooms for committees that include student representatives.$24,510
Recruitment Office (Lexi Wolkow)Meeting room update for our current recruitment room to be Zoom-enabled and support the needs of all our student success units – recruitment, advising, career services, and student access & scholars initiatives.$6,810
Physical Therapy (Kyle Gibson)Exercise and laboratory equipment: Purchase strength and conditioning exercise and lab equipment to enhance student engagement and experiential learning in the Fitness Programming and Management Laboratory Training Facility.$100,000
Grand total$369,122

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Alice Townsend

Alice Townsend

Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Program Director and Assistant Clinical Professor

Kathy Myers

Kathryn Myers

Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences Department Chair and Clinical Professor

Carla Allen

Carla Allen

Radiography Program Director, Director of Graduate Studies and Teaching Professor

Crystal Gateley

Crystal A. Gateley

Associate Department Chair and Teaching Professor

Aaron Thompson

Aaron M. Thompson

Director and Professor, School of Social Work

Lexi Wolkow

Lexi Wolkow

Director of Recruitment

Kyle Gibson

Kyle Gibson

Physical Therapy Department Chair and Teaching Professor