ORLANDO, Fla., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) has hired its Director of Online Strategic Development and Engagement for their new ADU Online Department. Leanna Neubrander, currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Radiologic Sciences, will step into this new role starting in May.
Leanna has worked at ADU since 2006 as faculty, but her history with the University extends back to her start as a student at age 17. She earned her A.S. and B.S. in Radiologic Sciences from ADU and eventually a Master's degree in Health Sciences Education from Nova Southeastern University.
In her teaching role, she was one of the forerunners of the online education program at ADU, contributing to many of the best practices the university still uses. She also has extensive experience in designing and developing online courses from the ground up, and has shared her expertise at numerous faculty technology showcases and professional developments, in addition to presenting at state and international conferences.
In her new position, she will seek to promote ADU Online's programs, expand partnership relationships, facilitate B2B recruiting, and explore new initiatives and opportunities in online education. "Through the convenience of online higher education, healthcare organizations have the opportunity to unlock the potential of their employees by investing in their professional and personal growth," explains Leanna.
"Leanna has a unique combination of clinical, academic, and business experience that will allow her to adapt and innovate ways to connect healthcare professionals to seek their advanced education through an ADU Online program," affirms Deena Slockett, Chief Operations Officer for ADU Online. "I am confident her expertise will be instrumental to growing the partnerships with stakeholders and community members."
About Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU)
Adventist University of Health Sciences (ADU) is a Seventh-day Adventist institution specializing in healthcare education in a faith-affirming environment. Service-oriented and guided by the values of nurture, excellence, spirituality, and stewardship, the University seeks to develop leaders who will practice healthcare as a ministry. ADU fulfills this mission by developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ.
ADU offers undergraduate and graduate programs including: Biomedical Sciences, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Health Sciences, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Nursing (BSN), Nurse Anesthesia, Occupational Therapy, Healthcare Administration, Physician Assistant, and Physical Therapy. The University is associated with Florida Hospital and the Adventist Health System.
ADU embraces the benefit of whole person care as demonstrated in the life and ministry of Christ. The University is dedicated to developing skilled professionals who live the healing values of Christ. Graduates who live these values effectively extend the healing ministry of Christ.
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