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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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National Association Recognizes Work by UW Faculty Member

July 6, 2015 — The American Society for Reproductive Medicine recently recognized research conducted by Rebecca Carron, an assistant professor in the University of Wyoming School of Nursing.

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Students Complete First Year Medical Studies at UW

June 30, 2015 — Having recently completed their first year of medical studies at the University of Wyoming, 20 students from across the state will move in the fall to the University of Washington School of Medicine as part of the WWAMI Medical Education Program.

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Pharmacy Association Honors UW’s Brown

June 29, 2015 — The Wyoming Pharmacy Association and Cardinal Health recently presented the Cardinal Health Generation Rx award to Antoinette Brown, assistant lecturer in the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy.

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Seventeen Receive Medical Degrees through UW WWAMI Program

June 19, 2015 — Seventeen students from Wyoming recently took another giant step toward reaching their dreams to become physicians when they were accorded medical degrees from the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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UW Professor Uses Graphic Novella to Help Prevent Hearing Loss in Spanish-Speaking Ag Workers

June 17, 2015 — Graphic novels usually conjure up dark images of superheroes cleaning up the mean streets of Gotham or Metropolis. Mark Guiberson may not be a superhero, but he is trying to improve life for a particular population.

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Nominations Accepted for the Keith A. Miller Award

June 15, 2015 — The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities in the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences is accepting nominations for the Keith A. Miller Award recognizing individuals who are committed to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.

UW Dean Praises Charlie Huff’s Legacy

June 8, 2015 — Dr. Charlie Huff, the founder of the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper, leaves behind an incredible legacy of medical education in Wyoming, according to University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences Dean Joe Steiner.

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