Bana Odeh was one of four student speakers at Wayne State University's 2021 commencement ceremonies. Bana graduated with a bachelor of science degree in physical therapy from Wayne State's Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (EACPHS) takes pride in educating and training students in a broad range of health and well-being disciplines that are relevant and growing in demand locally and globally. Here, the students can expect to receive the highest quality education. Our team of dedicated faculty and staff are committed to teaching students to become leaders amongst peers and in their profession. EACPHS is also attractive for its many strengths:

We are located in the heart of an urban community and are uniquely positioned to work closely with leading hospitals in Southeast Michigan. At EACPHS, we offer opportunities to learn and train in diverse settings alongside some of the finest health care professionals. These hands-on experiences enhance learning and will set you apart from your peers.

We prepare students for career paths in 11 different disciplines. Here you can train in Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, Pathologists' Assistant, Forensic Investigations, Mortuary Sciences, Radiologic Technology, Radiation Therapy Technology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences or in Nurse Anesthesia. Regardless of the discipline, you will have a solid foundation to launch a successful career.

Students are exposed to meaningful and important research which expands the depth and breadth of learning. Our team of faculty, scientists and clinicians conduct innovative research that is recognized both nationally and internationally. EACPHS has a history of research excellence and having the opportunity to experience and participate in this work greatly expands learning.

EACPHS is committed to offering a first-class student experience through enhanced teaching models, faculty, peer and alumni mentoring opportunities, access to technology, exposure to a strong alumni network throughout Southeast Michigan and beyond. Our alumni are distinguished members of the society and bring a wealth of information from their lifelong experience to help students build their own career paths of success and distinction.

Our commitment to students extends beyond graduation. As a result, EACPHS students perform at the highest level on certification exams and are highly sought after in the job markets. Our employment rates are over 90%, and in many cases 100% for our programs.

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About Wayne State University: Wayne State University (WSU) is a public research university located in Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 1868, WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering more than 350 programs to nearly 25,000 graduate and undergraduate students from 70 countries. Wayne State University is Michigan's third-largest university and the only public, urban research university in the state. The WSU main campus encompasses 203 acres, linking more than 100 education and research buildings in the heart of Detroit. The university’s seven residence halls and apartments put Warriors within walking distance of shops, businesses, restaurants, theatres and attractions in one of the nation’s most exciting cities. Wayne State University, in alliance with Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, is part of Michigan’s University Research Corridor, responsible for $2.7 billion in research and development spending annually. The URC is one of the nation’s top research clusters and the engine for innovation in Michigan and the Great Lakes region, increasing economic prosperity and connecting Michigan to the world. In 2019, URC universities contributed a $19.3 billion net economic impact in Michigan. Connect with Wayne State University online: Visit the Wayne State University WEBSITE: https://go.wayne.edu/surprise Like Wayne State University on FACEBOOK: https://go.wayne.edu/follow-facebook: Follow Wayne State University on TWITTER: https://go.wayne.edu/follow-twitter Follow Wayne State University on INSTAGRAM: https://go.wayne.edu/follow-instagram

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