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WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

AVAILABLE WINTER SESSION COURSES

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Winter Session 2021

The University of Delaware’s 2021 Winter Session registration is now underway for students who want to earn credits in a short period of time between the fall and spring semesters. Students should log in to their personal UDSIS webpage to initiate the registration process.

The condensed, five-week format of Winter Session makes it an ideal time for students to gain credits needed for on-time degree completion. Many students also use the term to get ahead on their academic path or explore new interests.

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Prospective Students 

 

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.

 

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NEWS

Buxbaum Scholars announced for 2020-2021

Established in 2006, the Jeanne K. Buxbaum Scholarship is awarded to students in the School of Nursing who focus on the care of older adults, especially those dealing with frailty in late life, such as sensory losses. A generous gift from Dr. Jeanne K. Buxbaum...

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

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Health Sciences at STAR

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ON-CAMPUS LEARNING

Many students in the UD College of Health Sciences headed back to campus for the fall semester of 2020 with new precautions in place to keep them safe during crucial hands-on learning opportunities. Most students on campus are preparing for clinical placements, internships and patient care, making their in-person training essential amid a mostly virtual semester at the University of Delaware.

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

Increasing the Visibility of Black Scientists

 

Kayla Seymore wants to help other Black scientists increase their visibility and numbers in research, labs and other STEM careers where they have been traditionally underrepresented. Seymore, a doctoral student in the UD BIOMS program, is a co-founder of the Black Biomechanists Association, which aims to provide professional development, funding opportunities and mentoring to encourage the engagement and retention of Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) within the field of biomechanics.

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

2,696

Undergraduate
Students

5,259

Patients Served
Annually

501

Graduate
Students

28,891

Unique Clinical
Visits FYE ’18

15

Patents
(FY10-17)

382%

Growth in Research
Expenditures (FY10-17)

#1

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Program

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