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WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
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Fall 2020 Semester
We are so excited you are furthering your education by participating in the fall 2020 semester with the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences! Whether you’re joining us virtually or in-person, we want to assure you that your professors, department chairs and College leadership have all carefully and critically evaluated numerous options to ensure that our students will have a rich academic experience. We have looked at the broader landscape and worked to creatively address how we can create unique opportunities for students in each of our programs. Our faculty and staff are excited and ready for a unique and impactful semester.
Read the full statement from the Dean by clicking the button on the left.
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.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE COLLEGE
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UD Health Clinics Now OPEN for in-person visits
We are here for our UD community during these unprecedented times. We are now open for in-person visits in addition to telehealth for both existing AND new patients that need care.
**The NMPCC does not provide routine COVID testing**
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
MASKS WITH WINDOWS
WDEL and NBC10 covered the story of CHS staff making clear masks to help those with communication challenges. Barb Vogt, administrative assistant to the dean, and Rebecca Moy, 2019 fashion apparel design graduate, are featured in the story.
Greg Hicks appointed associate vice president for clinical and translational research
“I really love being a clinical researcher and helping people — and helping to start other people’s research careers, just as my mentors inspired me,” said Hicks, who currently is deputy dean of UD’s College of Health Sciences and former chair of its physical therapy program, ranked number-one in the nation. “The better we all are at doing that, at helping others to find their passion and succeed as translational researchers, the more positive change we can make for patients within the health care system.”
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