Thomas M. Howell, PT, MPT, is a full-time instructor in the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at our Carrington College campus in Boise, Idaho. He joined Carrington in 2011. Tom is also the part-time Payment Specialist for the Idaho Physical Therapy Association (IPTA).
That role led…

Well folks, I did it! This is my last blog post before I leave Carrington College, having completed the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. I’ll check back in one more time in a month or two so you can catch up on what I’m up to, but you can read my story from the start here if…

A new study published in the journal Anesthesiology found that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can potentially reduce postoperative complications in patients undergoing surgery that experience obstructive sleep apnea.1 Sleep apnea is an underreported and under-diagnosed…

Dr. Linda Gray works at our Mesquite, Texas, campus. Linda joined the Carrington family in January this year. Prior to joining us she spent 10 years at Baylor University Medical Center; she worked in administration as a nurse manager for women’s health and gynecology, as well as managing the…

A new study conducted by British researchers found that human papillomavirus can accurately be detected through a simple urine test. HPV, which is the most common sexually transmitted infection, can lead to cervical cancer and other major medical issues. This is good news, for in the past HPV…

A new study suggests that the prescription usage of anti-anxiety medication such as Valium and Xanax can potentially contribute to one’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The research found that benzodiazepine use for durations longer than six months doubled a person’s risk when compared to those…

If you read part one of our interview with Liza Long, you’ll know she is the manager of the Student Success Center at our Boise, ID, campus.
But Liza came to prominence at a national level after a blog she wrote in the wake of the Newtown shootings went viral. The post, titled “I am Adam Lanza’s…