RESEARCH & INNOVATION

Healthy little food swaps that taste so good

Coconut water for juice. A 'BLAT' for a cobb salad. Registered dietitian nutritionist Sharon Collison was interviewed by Real Simple about healthy food swaps that actually taste good. Read the...
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Blue Hen alumni provide expert physical therapy care at Elite PT

Elite PT was named to the Blue Hen 43 Fastest Growing Companies list at the 2017 Blue Hen 17&43 Awards. Run by UD alumni, the physical therapy company treats patients across the lifespan for all types of orthopedic, musculoskeletal, and neuromuscular injuries and...
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Eating disorders movie night

Community members are invited to join the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at Main Street Movies 5 for “Lecture and a Movie: Eating Disorders.” The event, which begins at 6:15 p.m., includes a panel discussion, questions from the...
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Infants advance in learning through START-Play program

Physical therapy professor Michele Lobo and her team are part of the nationwide START-Play Project to help advance play and learning for infants with mild to severe movement delays. Physical therapists aim to work with children who are 7- to 16-months-old and having...
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Nutrition education through research

Shannon Robson received a Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association to investigate the impact of a low energy dense diet in children. This type of diet includes foods with more water, fiber and air, and less fat. Such foods include fruits and...
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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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