WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Keith Handling's retirement party filled the North Atrium of the Health Sciences Complex last week with students, alumni, appreciative colleagues and other well-wishers saluting the beloved and long-serving associate professor in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology....
The UD College of Health Sciences has added Epidemiology to its list of academic offerings. The new program includes a master of public health (MPH) degree with a concentration in epidemiology, and a PhD degree in epidemiology. The MPH is the only degree of its...
What do you call the chance to touch a human brain, dance with friends, practice with athletic tape and extract the DNA of a strawberry? If you’re a fourth-grader at Wilbur Elementary in Bear, you call it a very cool day at Inspiretist, an event designed to get...
They were eight strangers who shared a common wish - to help others by donating their bodies to the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences after their death. One worked as a doctor, researching air pollution and sudden infant death. One was a master...
EXPLORE THE STAR CAMPUS
The Science Technology and Research (STAR) Campus serves as the College of Health Sciences hub for innovation. With Research, personal clinical care and state-of-the art technologies, the sites at STAR are only the first step towards building a healthier Delaware.
The Tower at STAR
Dr. Chris Knight, associate professor in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology and director of the Exercise Neuroscience Research Laboratory, has created a cycling-based program for people with Parkinson’s Disease. A group of participants known as the “Speed Geezers” work out in the Tower at STAR to improve their mobility, combat the effects of the disease and also forge lasting friendships.
WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?
Our students benefit from an experiential learning experience – designed towards focusing on all aspects of healthcare. Our college’s curriculum immerses students in research, simulation and clinical care.
Combined with strategic partnerships in the Delaware community and an ever-growing Science Technology and Research (STAR) Campus, the experiences gained by our students prepare them to address all aspects of healthcare, wellness, from research and care, to the preventative and social determinants of health.
FACTS & FIGURES
From game-changing research by UD faculty to businesses discovering the many benefits of partnering with us on the STAR Campus, the College of Health Sciences is driving sustainable economic change in Delaware.
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