Town resident receives MGH Institute graduation award

Anne Dixon

Arlington resident Anne Dixon has received an award from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston.

Dixon, who graduated from the Boston graduate school in May with a master of science in speech-language pathology, received the 2017 Award of Special Recognition.

MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston is an innovative and interprofessional graduate school with postbaccalaureate, direct entry-level master’s and doctorate and postprofessional programs in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education. and a Ph.D. in rehabilitation sciences.

The only degree-granting affiliate of Partners HealthCare System, the MGH Institute offers its more than 1,600 students opportunities to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, community and educational settings.

The school, which has graduated more than 7,000 students since its 1977 founding by Massachusetts General Hospital, is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Several programs are highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report, and the school has been included for the past seven years as a Great College to Work for by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

This news announcement was published Thursday, July 13, 2017.