WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Are you drawn to big problems without an easy answer? Do you believe that one new idea can change someone’s world? Can you change direction and still keep your focus? If so, First Step Experience needs you. First Step is a year-long, extracurricular program...
Playing outdoors is a rite of childhood passage some children in Wilmington miss because of the threat of gun violence and a lack of accessible recreation equipment in their neighborhoods. But a community partnership this summer involving the University of Delaware...
The CHS Health Sciences Summer Camp is among 50 programs receiving the 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award...
The newest flock of Blue Hens gathered at Old College on Monday, Aug. 26 as part of the 1743 Welcome Days. The Class of 2023 - more than 600 strong - donned shirts matching their departments: blue for School of Nursing, green for Medical and Molecular Sciences, red...
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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