WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Rhonda Prisby had a plan for her master’s degree in exercise physiology. She expected to work in a cardiac rehabilitation clinic. Then a professor mentioned something she hadn’t considered—her potential as a researcher. And Prisby’s life took a fascinating turn...
There's a dire shortage of primary care physicians in the US, and it’s only going to get worse. As life expectancy increases, and baby boomers live longer, demand on the already-overburdened healthcare system will likely skyrocket. A 2013 study from the Health...
When wearing a stiff orthopedic boot to recover from a foot or ankle injury, patients are commonly told to put less weight on the limb in question. Sounds simple enough, but modern medicine has two blind spots when this advice is put into practice: Are patients...
The University of Delaware's School of Nursing recently honored the newest graduates of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at winter convocation. The class gathered together to celebrate their accomplishments and reflect on their hard work and 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
MAKERSPACE TO MARKETPLACE
Professor Martha Hall is developing a pattern of success in UD’s wearable technology lab
Jen Horney is a professor and founding director of the Epidemiology program in the College of Health Sciences
She is a leading authority on public health, with research specializing on the impacts of natural disasters and how communities and individuals can take action to prepare, respond and recover when they happen. She also has trained rapid response teams around the world to respond to outbreaks of novel and re-emerging diseases
She is a member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response Board of Scientific Counselors.
She talked about the novel coronavirus and what actions may be taken here in the US and Delaware
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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Growth in Research