WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

NEWS

Retiring a legend

Retiring a legend

Keith Handling's retirement party filled the North Atrium of the Health Sciences Complex last week with students, alumni, appreciative colleagues and other well-wishers saluting the beloved and long-serving associate professor in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology....

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Brainstorm-a-Palooza encourages student ideas, innovation

The start of final exams at the University of Delaware means long hours spent writing papers, cramming for tests and packing up the end of another school year. But even the most diligent students need a study break to recharge, relax and, hopefully, replenish their...

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EXPLORE THE STAR CAMPUS

The Science Technology and Research (STAR) Campus serves as the College of Health Sciences hub for innovation.  With Research, personal clinical care and state-of-the art technologies, the sites at STAR are only the first step towards building a healthier Delaware.

The Tower at STAR

photo of the Tower at STAR, health sciences

STAR Campus

photo of the health sciences complex on STAR campus

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

 

Dr. Chris Knight, associate professor in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology and director of the Exercise Neuroscience Research Laboratory, has created a cycling-based program for people with Parkinson’s Disease. A group of participants known as the “Speed Geezers” work out in the Tower at STAR to improve their mobility, combat the effects of the disease and also forge lasting friendships.

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.

$500M

Of Business and
Infrastructure investment

2,556

Undergraduate
Students

5,259

Patients Served
Annually

509

Graduate
Students

28,891

Unique Clinical
Visits FYE ’18

15

Patents
(FY10-17)

382%

Growth in Research
Expenditures (FY10-17)

#1

Physical Therapy
Program

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