WELCOME TO THE
COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
WELCOME TO THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES
They were eight strangers who shared a common wish - to help others by donating their bodies to the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences after their death. One worked as a doctor, researching air pollution and sudden infant death. One was a master...
The College of Health Sciences annual Top Student luncheon was held April 25 at the Tower at STAR. Seniors in each department were selected by their respective department chair. Listed below are the outstanding student names and their major: Courtney DeFeo,...
First-year nursing students and guests filled the Audion in the Tower at STAR on April 18 for the UD School of Nursing’s first undergraduate pinning ceremony. Created to welcome students to the nursing profession, the event featured the distribution of pins with...
This month's New England Journal of Medicine features KAAP Professor Bill Farquhar and researchers from the University of Delaware and Mayo Clinic detailing the physiological profile of a 71-year-old marathoner from Pennsylvania who seems to defy nature by running...
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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