WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Runners on the James F. Hall Trail now have an easy way to diversify their workouts. < div id="blox-story-text" class="entry-content"> < div id="paging_container" class="container"> < div class="content">The Newark Parks and Recreation Department recently...
Distinguished Delaware physicians, scientists and entrepreneurs met with colleagues from around the world at the University of Delaware’s STAR campus to discuss exciting work being done in the fields of translational medicine and oncology research here in the...
Until about a year ago, I didn’t know what the word ‘inclusion’ meant. At least, I didn’t know the role it played in fitness for people with disabilities or special needs. It wasn’t in my vocabulary. It is now. In the classroom, inclusion refers to the educational...
When Marguerite Fleming Smith’s husband Bill Smith was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2012, the Lewes couple had to drive three hours to see a specialist at the University of Pennsylvania. During the long drive, the Smiths often faced snow, rain and traffic,...
The start of final exams at the University of Delaware means long hours spent writing papers, cramming for tests and packing up the end of another school year. But even the most diligent students need a study break to recharge, relax and, hopefully, replenish their...
EXPLORE THE STAR CAMPUS
The Science Technology and Research (STAR) Campus serves as the College of Health Sciences hub for innovation. With Research, personal clinical care and state-of-the art technologies, the sites at STAR are only the first step towards building a healthier Delaware.
The Tower at STAR
Dr. Chris Knight, associate professor in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology and director of the Exercise Neuroscience Research Laboratory, has created a cycling-based program for people with Parkinson’s Disease. A group of participants known as the “Speed Geezers” work out in the Tower at STAR to improve their mobility, combat the effects of the disease and also forge lasting friendships.
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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