Pre-Professional Health Programs at EOU
PROGRAMS for YOUR LIFE
Depending upon the academic area, the College of Arts & Sciences offers course work, paralleling requirements of universities from which degrees in those areas are offered. EOU and the Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center, in partnership, launched the health speaker series with the goal of providing students interested in pursuing healthcare careers the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from members of the area medical community.
Health Speaker SeriesMary Deighton, D.O. Thursday, January 23, 2014 @ 6:00 p.m. Badgley Hall 102 – Huber Auditorium
Mary Deighton, D.O.
Dr. Deighton is a Board Certified family medicine physician. She completed an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from California State University in San Marcos and went on to complete her medical training at University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Deighton completed her internship and residency, becoming board certified in family medicine, at Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg.
Dr. Deighton has previously served on the medical staff of Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, OR, the Warrior Clinic in Fort Carson, CO, and has served as a Brigade Surgeon with the U.S. Army, 3rd Brigade Combat Team 4th Infantry Division. Dr. Deighton currently practices at the Regional Medical Clinic.
Future Health Speaker Series Dates & Presenters:
- Thursday, February 27th – Chris Butterworth, M.S., SLP-CCC – Speech & Language Pathology
- Thursday, March 13th – Jeffery Ruder, Oregon State University – College of Pharmacy
- Thursday, April 24th – Vanessa Braden, M.P.T. & Elizabeth Zastrow, D.P.T. – Physical Therapy
- Thursday, May 22nd – Steven McLean, D.M.D. – Dentistry
Students interested in pursing professional coursework of study in the areas of dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physical therapy, veterinary medicine or physician’s assistant, will typically obtain a degree from EOU prior to applying and matriculating to the professional school.
Students interested in pursing professional coursework of study in the areas dental hygiene or nursing will complete prerequisite requirements as outlined by the school to which they will be applying. Typically, the prerequisite coursework will be completed over a one to two-year period.