WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Nkeiruka (Nikky) Ashiedu, a rising junior majoring in health behavior science with a minor in public health, is featured on UD's Driven to Discover website for her research into reducing asthma hospitalizations in Delaware. She is one of more than 500 students...
This year's CHS Summer Camp offered 33 high school students the chance to soak up the educational and career opportunities available in health sciences. In addition to living and eating on campus last week, students - who were selected from a competitive pool of...
Note: The following article was written by Safiyyah Wilson, who spent time this summer as an intern with the College of Health Sciences Pipeline Program. Safiyyah is a rising senior at Newark Charter School. For the past three years, Alessia Fabris has been...
Ju Young Shin, Ph.D., APRN, ANP-C, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, has received the Parkinson’s Foundation Nurse Faculty Award. She was among three nurses nationwide selected to receive the honor, which comes with a $10,000 grant from the...
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
Health Sciences at STAR
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.
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