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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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Cheyenne Student Receives Top Graduate Nomination at UW

May 13, 2015 — Cheyenne’s Hannah Young, a speech, language and hearing sciences major, with a minor in disability studies, was among five finalists for the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating woman.

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UW-Casper Commencement May 14

May 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming at Casper’s (UW-Casper) commencement ceremony will honor 83 graduates Thursday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Casper Events Center.

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UW Colleges Recognize Top Faculty

May 11, 2015 — Each year, all University of Wyoming colleges recognize the accomplishments of outstanding faculty and staff members. The colleges honored the following individuals during the 2014-15 academic year:

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Evanston Train Wreck Inspired Renowned Surgeon Brent Eastman

May 8, 2015 — University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences commencement speaker Dr. Brent Eastman traces his inspiration to become a surgeon to a fatal train wreck that took place in his Evanston hometown more than 60 years ago.

UW Commencement is May 16

April 29, 2015 — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow, retired Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Schoomaker and internationally known trauma surgeon Brent Eastman will be among speakers at University of Wyoming spring commencement ceremonies.

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WWAMI Student Receives National P.E.O. Scholar Award

April 16, 2015 — Laramie High School graduate Karren Lewis, who is attending the University of Washington School of Medicine through the University of Wyoming WWAMI medical education program, is among 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

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