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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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Douglas Student Explores Health Care Career Options

July 28, 2015 — Douglas student Bailey Kane’s ambition for a career in health care was reinforced when she attended the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

UW Online Nursing Program Ranked Among Nation’s Best

July 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing program was rated 23rd among the top 50 affordable online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs nationwide, according to Value Colleges rankings.

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Federal Grant Will Strengthen Geriatric Care in Wyoming

July 21, 2015 — A $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to the University of Wyoming will strengthen geriatric care and training throughout Wyoming.

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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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