STAR Health Sciences Complex
Welcome to the Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus.
This building houses core labs for use by teams of clinical and academic researchers. These shared spaces encourage basic scientists, clinicians, physician scholars, and students to work together conducting interdisciplinary and translational research that changes people’s lives.
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STAR Health is the public-facing entity of the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences, where combining research and education leads us to a new direction in healthcare. Comprehensive clinical services are open to the public, including primary care, nutrition counseling, exercise counseling, health coaching, physical therapy and speech-language-hearing services.
Be sure to stop by and visit our clinics. We are open to the public.
Our healthcare clinic, the Nurse Managed Primary Care Center delivers primary care tagged to health and wellness through a team of professionals, creating a signature for interprofessional healthcare delivery.
Our Physical Therapy Clinic includes certified specialists in the areas of sports, orthopedics, geriatric and neurologic PT. Ranked first in the nation, our DPT program is a model for interconnected clinical, research, and academic activities. Members of the community participate in cutting-edge, patient-centered research conducted by our expert faculty and top-notch graduate students, and the results of that research are fed back into clinical practice as well as into our academic curricula. The STAR Health Sciences Complex enabled us to double the number of students in our DPT program so that we can become even more responsive to needs in the community.
Meeting the needs of Delaware, we’ve added a new Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic on the STAR Campus. The University of Delaware Speech-Language-Hearing (SLH) Clinic evaluates and treats children and adults having communication disorders, including articulation, voice, motor speech, swallowing, cognitive-communication, and oral and written language disorders.
Collaborative Research & Innovation
Also housed at STAR, the BADER Consortium, which focuses on rehabilitation of wounded warriors; the Delaware Rehabilitation Institute, which brings together clinicians, scientists, engineers, and policy-makers to improve the state of the art in rehabilitation medicine; and exciting translational research like GoBabyGo!, which is aimed at increasing cognitive, social, and emotional development in infants and young children with disabilities through movement.
Other occupants include INBRE, DHSA, Healthcare Theatre, FirstStep, CTR.
Stop by the Health Sciences Complex and take a tour!Visit our clinics!
Our goal is to create a healthy working/learning community that creates synergy by bringing together education, business, and the community. Private companies provide partnerships for student internships and opportunities for co-inventions. If your business supports a mission of health and wellness and you are interested in the opportunities available at the Health Sciences Complex, please contact Gary Ciaffi.
Value-added partners could include those who focus on:
- Clinical care: on-site nursing, therapy, rehab, speech-language-hearing
- Education, training, internships, cooperative learning
- Health and wellness: nutrition and fitness counseling, health coaching
- Devices and materials: prosthetics-orthotics, medical technology, biomaterials, biomarkers
Our goal is to create a healthy working/learning community that brings together education, business, and the community.
Interested in the opportunities on campus?