IMG_5672At the signing from left to right, sitting were Bro. Bernard Ploeger, SM
and  Dr. Rachel Diamant and standing were  Dr. Annlee Burch,
Ms. Brandi Buchanan and Mrs. Patricia Lee-Robinson.

On June 24, Chaminade president, Bro. Bernard Ploeger, SM, met with the acting chair ,Rachel Diamant, PhD, OTR/L, B.C.P., of  A.T. Still University – Arizona School of Health Sciences to  formally sign articulation agreements between the two universities  for the  entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and the entry-level Occupational Therapy Doctorate programs. Also on hand  for the occasion were Chaminade’s associate provost, Mrs. Patricia Lee-Robinson, and from A.T.S. , vice dean, Annlee Burch, PT, EdD, MS, MPH, and assistant professor, Brandi Buchanan, OTD, OTR/L.

Articulation agreements permit early admission for qualified applicants to health profession programs. Chaminade University has forged formal agreements with 10 universities. For more information, go to:

The Office of Health Professions Advising and Undergraduate Research assists Chaminade students seeking advanced academic opportunities. The Office of Health Professions Advising and Undergraduate Research provides students with information and advising about careers they may wish to pursue after graduation, guidance for planning their academic and professional timeline, and expertise to strengthen their applications to their desired program of study. More information can be found at: