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College of Health Sciences/Dept. 3432
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6556
Fax: 307-766-6608

Welcome to the College of Health Sciences!

Healthcare and the health professions are rapidly changing to meet the demands of today's patients/clients. New models of providing affordable healthcare are emerging and being integrated into practice. The Patient Centered Medical Home concept, expanded roles for practitioners, electronic medical records, and telehealth are only a few  of the new approaches. As would be expected, these changes have a direct effect on teaching healthcare professionals. Find out more!

The College of Health Sciences Mission Statement:

"The mission of the College of Health Sciences is to promote excellence in health and human services through university teaching, research and service with special emphasis on rural populations."


Jayne JenkinsDr. Jayne Jenkins, with the Division of Kinesiology and Health, was selected as next year's TIE Fellow. The goal of TIE is to provide leadership, incentives and support for excellence in teaching and learning through the use of innovative technologies. We believe this project to be essential to maintaining quality distance education programs in a competitive environment, and work to encourage and support faculty in technology innovation. The TIE program is a competitive grant program that provides accepted instructors support , software, hardware and a small grant to use technology to improve the teaching and learning experience in distance courses.


Local Educators Receive Assistive Technology Training

Local Educators Receive Assistive Technology Training

March 28, 2014 — Educators from around Wyoming are receiving weekly training in a new University of Wyoming program poised to dramatically improve both capacity and access to assistive technology services in Wyoming schools.

Robinson Chosen to Lead UW Medical Education Program

Robinson Chosen to Lead UW Medical Education Program

March 24, 2014 — A veteran University of Wyoming faculty member with a strong interest in health care quality improvement has been chosen to lead the Wyoming WWAMI Medical Education Program.

UW Receives $10,000 Grant to Support Doctoral Nursing Student

March 13, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has received a matching $10,000 grant to fund a scholarship for one Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student in 2014.

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The College of Health Sciences 2014 Spring Commencement!

The College of Health Sciences 2014 Spring Commencement will be held on May 10, at 8:30 AM in the UW Indoor Practice Field. If you are planning to attend this ceremony, please click here for important information!

Vital Signs

Vital Signs-The College of Health Sciences Annual Checkup!

The College of Health Sciences Newsletter

Be sure to check out the latest edition of Hoofprints, the College of Health Sciences monthly newsletter.

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