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WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
UD Health Clinics Now OPEN for in-person visits
We are here for our UD community during these unprecedented times. We are now open for in-person visits in addition to telehealth for both existing AND new patients that need care.
See yourself as part of the future of healthcare here at the University of Delaware. From classroom experiences, clinical opportunities, study abroad and more, you’ll learn interdisciplinary approaches that will help you develop the knowledge and skills to be part of the next generation of healthcare leaders in your field.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COLLEGE
In response to President Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S. will be withdrawing from the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Jennifer Horney and Dr. William Farquhar, both of the University of Delaware's College of Health Sciences, recently wrote an article...
While the traditional Commencement and Convocation ceremonies have been postponed because of the pandemic, UD still saluted its graduating students with an online celebration on the original Commencement date. Taking place this past Saturday, May 30, the Blue Hen...
Working 12-hour shifts as a nurse in the COVID-positive unit of a hospital in Philadelphia, Emma Grey, a UD Exercise Science alumna, writes in a recent article about the raw emotional toll that the pandemic is taking on our frontline medical heroes. "What they...
Libbey Bowen, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, is working with a nationwide team of interprofessional investigators to improve healthcare for older veterans as part of a $5 million initiative from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Bowen is a...
The Mobile Health Program Summer 2020 Webinar Series will begin July 1. Join us at 2 p.m. on Wednesdays from July 1 to Aug. 5. Webinar topics include Self-Compassion, Nutrition & Aging, Nutrition & Diabetes, Nutrition & Picky Eaters, Domestic...
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
MAKERSPACE TO MARKETPLACE
Professor Martha Hall is developing a pattern of success in UD’s wearable technology lab
Jen Horney is a professor and founding director of the Epidemiology program in the College of Health Sciences
She is a leading authority on public health, with research specializing on the impacts of natural disasters and how communities and individuals can take action to prepare, respond and recover when they happen. She also has trained rapid response teams around the world to respond to outbreaks of novel and re-emerging diseases
She is a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response Board of Scientific Counselors.
She talked about the novel coronavirus and what actions may be taken here in the US and Delaware
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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Growth in Research