Speaker Series

Speaker Series

Each year, the College hosts a speaker on campus to discuss issues related to current trends in health or human services.


2019 Speaker: Sarah Mai, MOT, OTR/L

Hosted by the Department of Occupational Therapy

On Sept. 19, 2019, Sarah Mai presented a talk entitled "Innovative Leadership in Community-based Practice" in Arrupe auditorium.


2018 Speaker: Interdisciplinary Panel

Hosted by the Saint Luke's College of Nursing and Health Sciences

On Sept. 20, 2018, Rockhurst faculty from a variety of disciplines participated in a panel discussion around the causes and treatments of concussions. Following the panel, breakout sessions focused on clinical and K6 classroom care for concussions.


2017 Speaker: Holly Godfrey, '02

Hosted by the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

On Sept. 28, 2017, Holley Godfrey spoke about her role as founder and CEO of Catalyst Scrubs - a fair trade medical apparel company that partners with women in need around the world to provide sustainable, fair-wage jobs.


2016 Speaker: Cole Galloway, Ph.D., PT

Hosted by the Department of Physical Therapy

On Sept. 29, 2016, Dr. Cole Galloway, physical therapist, neuroscientist, and founder of the GoBabyGo! movement, discussed emerging technology he hopes will empower people to create their own world through mobility.