WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

NEWS

Labyrinth construction begins on STAR Campus

University of Delaware students may be on summer break, but the flurry of activity continues on the STAR Campus. Sunny skies prevailed on Tuesday, June 11 for the groundbreaking of the College of Health Sciences Labyrinth, which is scheduled to be completed this...

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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

photo of the Tower at STAR, health sciences

Health Sciences at STAR

photo of the health sciences complex on STAR campus

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT

Innovation, Health & Design

The primary mission of the Innovation Health & Design Lab is to improve health outcomes and quality of life for various patient population through design. Their research starts with patients and empathy – they meet with members of the community to design, develop, and test wearables that will enhance patient health and overall wellbeing.  Wearables include clothing, wearable technology, protective equipment, and rehabilitative or medical devices.  Their goal is to design wearables that address the broad spectrum of patients’ needs and to highlight the importance of patient-centered design in health sciences.

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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