This November, Dean of Nursing and Professor Dr.
Two of the Kansas City area’s most respected names in health-sciences education have announced their intent to join forces under an affiliation agreement being signed by Rockhurst University and Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City whereby the Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences would become part of the University.
The U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act (H.R. 2056/S. 997) has been introduced in both the House and the Senate. This bill honors women who served in the U.S.
The spring winds and the threat of rain were ignored by the 140 graduate and undergraduate students of Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences who gathered with family and friends for commencement at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Missouri on Saturday evening, April 27, 2019. A bagpiper and drummer signaled the start of the ceremony while students carrying the American, State of Missouri, and College flags lead the processional of students, faculty and platform dignitaries down the central aisle to their places.
In the United States, Women’s History Month traces its beginnings back to the first International Women’s Day in 1911. In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring the week of March 8, 1980, as National Women’s History Week.
Since 1988, U.S. presidents have issued annual proclamations designating the month of March as Women’s History Month. If you have received a blood transfusion, radiation therapy, or experienced natural birth, you have benefitted from the many innovations created by women.
Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences celebrates diversity in our classrooms and in the communities we serve. In honor of Black History Month, the College's Multicultural Committee compiled a list of accomplished individuals who advanced medicine and created inventions that impacted the lives of everyday Americans.
He was considered to be the first African American scientist.
History in the Making: Saint Luke’s College expands its impact and legacy as it graduates its first allied health degree students
Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences held its fall commencement on Dec. 15, celebrating more than 100 students who received undergraduate and graduate degrees in nursing. In addition—and for the first time in its history—the College conferred the first associate-level degrees in allied health.
This is the culmination of a strategic initiative that started in early 2016 when College President Hubert Benitez, DDS, PhD, presented a plan to expand the breadth and scope of the College’s academic offerings.
Lisa Vansaghi, MD has taken the role of Chair of the College’s Board of Directors. Dr. Vansaghi joined the Board of Directors of Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences in 2017 and had served as Vice Chair of the Board for the past year.