RESEARCH & INNOVATION

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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Kinesiology and Applied Physiology Prospective Graduate Student Open House

Our Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology invites prospective graduate students to an open house on November 17. Throughout the recruitment day, enjoy breakfast, graduate student panels, faculty presentations and tours of the University of Delaware's...
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Creating assistive technologies to increase a disabled child’s mobility

WHYY — Work being done at University of Delaware’s STAR Campus will help children with mobility impairments by creating assistive technologies or clothing with sensors to increase a disabled child’s mobility. Watch and...
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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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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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Reproducible Research Seminar Series

Join the biostatistics team as they present a seminar series introducing some tools and techniques of reproducible research and how the use of these tools can improve the quality and efficiency of research.
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Research Studies

The College of Health Sciences is always seeking community member participation in research studies. Researchers are currently enrolling participants in studies focused on autism, blood vessel function, stroke, menopause, cerebral palsy, hamstring injury, prosthetics, chronic kidney disease, and ACL injury, just to name a few.

Each study has specific inclusion/exclusion criteria. Many studies are seeking healthy control participants. 

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Our research and innovation programs focus on prevention, health monitoring and rehabilitation. We have more than 120 faculty members in five different departments who collaborate on research programs that address everything from cardiovascular health to neurological diseases to orthopedics to aging to pediatrics and so much more. We collaborate across our University and with external partners — in the health sciences and an array of other disciplines. We also emphasize the importance of ‘education as research’ and seek better ways to develop a workforce for today’s healthcare; we find better and more innovative ways to teach students and prepare them for careers. Our long term goal is to contribute to a ‘Healthy Delaware’ and develop best practices that advance healthcare across the nation and across the globe.

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