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TED Faculty member Patricia Dickenson leads the SHHS Tech Talk for January!

Health Sciences faculty member represents the SHHS at HICE 2013

Associate Professor of Health Sciences Dr. Michael Myers joined several NU faculty at the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE) held from January 6th to January 9th, 2013 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu, Hawaii. His talk entitled "Social Media and the Distance Education Workforce: Are the Best Online Teachers Found on LinkedIn?" was featured in the distance education talks and can be viewed online in Prezi by clicking below:
Myers, M.P. Social Media and the Distance Education Workforce: Are the Best Online Teachers Found on LinkedIn? Proceedings of the 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. January 6 -9, 2013.





Dr. Scott Higgins - SHHS Interim Dean

Dr. Scott Higgins joined us as Interim Dean, School of Health and Human Services, and will serve through June 30, 2013.  Dr. Higgins recently retired from Western Carolina University, where he held positions as Dean of the Graduate School and Chief Research Officer, program director of several graduate and undergraduate health sciences programs, and professor.  His career includes positions as Associate Professor, Respiratory Therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina and as Director and Instructor in the Respiratory Therapy Program at Valencia Community College in Florida.

Dr. Higgins earned his Bachelor of Science, Respiratory Therapy from Florida Technological University (now University of Central Florida), his M.S. in Allied Health Science Administration from Indiana University and his Ed.D Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration from the University of South Carolina.

Dr. Higgins' teaching experience spans a period of over 40 y…

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