Report to Faculty Senate Elizabeth Protas School of Health Professions February 9, 2015 New Faculty Kenya Samuels, MS, PA-C joined the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in January as an assistant professor. Kenya is a graduate of the University of Alabama and was an instructor at Baylor College of Medicine and worked as a Physician Assistant at Texas Children’s Hospital. Miriam Corti, PhD joined the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department last month as an assistant professor. Miriam previously worked at the Blood Center in New Orleans. She received her PhD from New York University. Education The Occupational and the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Doctorates were approved by the Council of Deans. The CLS Department will be awarding 27 certificates for Specialist in Blood Banking Technology and 5 for Blood Systems Laboratories Specialists in March. The Department of Physical Therapy self-study has been sent to CAPTA their accrediting body. Get your Teams together for the 2015 FunD Run on March 7, 2015.