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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."


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UW Academic Leaders Hone Skills in New Program

January 15, 2015 — Thirty-one University of Wyoming academic department heads, directors and associate deans are members of the first cohort of a new program aimed at developing leadership skills and fostering a positive leadership culture at UW.

Weekly Seminars for Health Care Professionals Available Through UW

January 7, 2015 — A series of free Internet programs focusing on health care to individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers will be offered each Tuesday through March 10 at the University of Wyoming.

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New UW Nursing Program Receives Full Accreditation

November 21, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program has been fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, an achievement that will strengthen delivery of both primary and mental health care in Wyoming.

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ALS Care Services Coordinator to Speak at UW

November 14, 2014 — Suzanne Schrag, Care Services with the ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) Association Rocky Mountain chapter, will be the final speaker in a seminar series focusing on ALS.

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UW Health Sciences Program to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Lab Hours

November 10, 2014 — The Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR) Program will celebrate a grand opening of its new open lab hours Thursday, Nov. 13, from 1-4:30 p.m. in Room 151 of the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences Building.

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Vital Signs-The College of Health Sciences Annual Checkup!

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