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A home for the health professions

After several moves, the University of Delaware Center for Health Profession Studies now has a permanent home. Center director David Barlow, College of Health Sciences’ Dean Kathleen Matt, College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean George Watson and former Provost Domenico...

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Your health shouldn’t be dictated by your ZIP code

While medical care is important, your ZIP code has more to do with your health than visits to the doctor. In a "Delaware Voice" essay for the The News Journal, Rita Landgraf and Erin Knight explain how the differences in health and education outcomes are shaped. Read...

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Exercise science student gets head-start on medical school

Exercise science student Adassa Phillips was applying for research opportunities when she stumbled upon Thomas Jefferson University’s STEP-UP Program (Summer Training and Enrichment Program from Underrepresented Persons). It focuses on underrepresented students and...

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October – LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. To celebrate LGBT history month is to promote equality and diversity for...

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Healthcare conversations

STAR Health is bringing health and wellbeing experts to campus for a new series ‘Conversations on Healthcare, Wellbeing and Prevention.’ The series, which runs throughout the 2017-2018 academic year, opens with a discussion on "Anxiety, health and heart...

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Innovation Delaware: University of Delaware STAR Campus

Delaware Business Times profiled the University of Delaware STAR Campus in its Innovation Delaware series. The article discussed the blend of academics and research, public and private entities, and healthcare clinics. Kathleen Matt, Cole Galloway and Charles Riordan...

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AT’s Megan O’Hanlon prepares for primetime football

Athletic training student Megan O’Hanlon is no stranger to primetime football. Before her senior year began, she gained clinical experience on the field with the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League and the University of Alabama of the famed Southeastern...

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UD gets ready for flu season

Clinics on the University of Delaware campus are ready for flu season. The STAR Health Nurse Managed Primary Care Center has flu shots available for faculty, staff and the general public. Call 302-831-3195 for an appointment. Student Health Services is accepting...

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Nursing sim-labs open doors for National Simulation Week

For the inaugural National Healthcare Simulation Week, the School of Nursing's Simulation Lab opened its doors to demonstrate how simulation provides students with experiential learning that leads them to become better healthcare practitioners....

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A virtual reality cave for balance control testing

A virtual reality cave was installed in the fall of 2017 at the STAR Health Sciences Complex. John Jeka, who chairs the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and his research team investigate how the nervous system uses sensory information (vision, inner...
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Winter Session registration open

The University of Delaware’s Winter Session registration is now open, and classes fill up quickly, so students are encouraged to begin exploring their options. Winter Session is a five-week term between fall and spring semesters that gives students special...
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Nursing seniors present at research conference

Four senior honors nursing students presented research at the 12th annual research conference “Advancing Nursing: Developing Excellence in EBP and Research.” The conference was developed for professional nurses and students seeking to use research and evidence-based...
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Launching the Partnership for Healthy Communities

University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis launched the UD Partnership for Healthy Communities at the 10th annual Vision Coalition Conference, titled: Strengthening Partnerships in Health and Education: Delaware and the Nation. About 500 people attended the...
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November – National American Indian Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of...
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Chemours announces plan to build on STAR Campus

The Chemours Company announced that it has entered into an agreement to build a state-of-the-art research and innovation facility on the University of Delaware's Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus. "The University of Delaware is excited to welcome...
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Joe Biden: UD health initiative can be national model

DELAWARE ONLINE — Former Vice President Joe Biden hailed a new University of Delaware initiative Monday for having the potential to create healthier, more equitable communities. "I think this is a big opportunity for the university and the state to tackle a really...
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International nursing scholar

As soon as her finals ended last spring, junior nursing student Claire O’Connor packed her bags and embarked on a journey of a lifetime to Australia. O’Connor was invited to join the International Scholar Laureate Program Delegation on Nursing & Health Care in...
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Building the future with biopharmaceuticals

It seemed like a pipe dream to Kelvin Lee, Gore Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering - this idea that the University of Delaware might find room for a place where innovation in biopharmaceuticals could happen. He wished for 60,000 square feet of space....
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Physical therapy by design

The American Physical Therapy Association featured the Delaware Physical Therapy Clinic in a recent issue of PT in Motion, explaining how a well-conceived clinical space can improve the care experience for patients and staff alike. Read the...
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Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Information Session

Medical Laboratory Sciences will host an information session about its newest major, applied molecular biology and biotechnology (BAMBB), from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in room 104 of Willard Hall Education Building. College freshmen, sophomores and high school...
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Team healthcare

While many issues in the healthcare arena remain contentious, the industry has little debate on training the healthcare provider of the future: They must to be trained in team-based, patient-centered care. So with a goal of cultivating these skills within the next...
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