WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Alumna connection For one alumna, the University of Delaware's recent Alumni Weekend provided the perfect time to support her alma mater. Jodi Cianci, a member of the Class of 1988, presented a check for $18,000 from her family's nonprofit organization to...
A team of researchers, coaches and student athletes at the University of Delaware has joined a landmark $23 million NCAA-U.S. Department of Defense initiative to fund the most comprehensive study of concussion and head impact exposure ever conducted. The research...
Aquiles Iglesias, the founding director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the University of Delaware’s College of Health Sciences and an internationally recognized expert in the assessment of language disorders in bilingual children, has been...
EXPLORE THE STAR CAMPUS
The Science Technology and Research (STAR) Campus serves as the innovation hub for the College of Health Sciences. With research, personal clinical care and state-of-the art technologies, the sites at STAR are the first step towards building a healthier Delaware.
The Tower at STAR
Health Sciences at STAR
Innovation, Health & Design
The primary mission of the Innovation Health & Design Lab is to improve health outcomes and quality of life for various patient population through design. Their research starts with patients and empathy – they meet with members of the community to design, develop, and test wearables that will enhance patient health and overall wellbeing. Wearables include clothing, wearable technology, protective equipment, and rehabilitative or medical devices. Their goal is to design wearables that address the broad spectrum of patients’ needs and to highlight the importance of patient-centered design in health sciences.
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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