Protect yourself from slips and falls this winter

A Delaware winter usually its fair share of ice, sleet, and snow. Keeping your balance, especially as you get older, is a difficult task. Consumer Reports interviewed our Jeremy Crenshaw (Kinesiology & Applied Physiology) and several other experts on how people...
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UD biomechanics analysis helps skaters reach their powerful potential

Olympic competitors aren't born. They're crafted through years of careful practice, agonies of defeat and the ability to persevere - and improve - under great pressure and difficulty. That's why more than 60 young figure skaters - including many of the United States'...
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Partnership with local fire companies on emergency medical services courses, certification

The University of Delaware is joining forces with local fire companies on emergency medical services (EMS). During the summer semester, Christiana Fire Company facilitated an inaugural course, MEDT267 – Seminar: Emergency Medical Services. The course is set up so that...
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Diabetes camp donation

Diabetes and You: Kamp for Kids received a generous donation from Kids with Confidence. For more than two decades, Diabetes and You: Kamp for Kids has strived to provide a normal, affordable camp experience for children who struggle with diabetes. The University of...
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Parkinson’s disease choir

The Neuro Notes, a choir for people with Parkinson’s disease, was created by a team of our Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate students, area speech-language pathologists and members of the University of Delaware Department of Music.. The group encourages...
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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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Researchers Toolkit


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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