Research scientists with disabilities are underrepresented in the health sciences, yet such scholars bring needed perspective to understanding and improving health policies and services for people with disabilities.
This January, WSU Spokane’s Department of Health Policy and Administration (MHPA) officially joined the WSU College of Nursing, adding to and enhancing graduate degree offerings. “Students will gain access to complementary courses and electives across programs (the MHPA and the college’s existing Master of Nursing program). Research collaboration across disciplines will continue for faculty and students, adding to the interprofessional education foundational to the WSU Spokane Health Sciences campus,” said Cindy Fitzgerald, associate dean for academic affairs.
The MHPA has been offered since 1995 at WSU Spokane, and the Department of HPA was established in 2002, making it the first Department to … » More …