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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."

College of Health Sciences 21st Annual Research Day!

The Otis L. Hoy Memorial Seminar Keynote Speaker, Stephan Nicholas, M.D. - "Progress Toward the Elimination of Pediatric AIDS"

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UW Offers Series for Caregivers of People with Dementia

March 12, 2015 — An education series to assist caregivers for people with dementia will be offered 10:15-11:30 a.m. each Wednesday April 1-May 20 at the Eppson Center for Seniors, 1560 N. Third St. in Laramie.

UW Nursing School Receives Second Grant to Help Transform Health Care

March 5, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has been chosen to continue participation in a national initiative aimed at transforming nursing education.

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Vaske Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

March 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Libraries has presented its Outstanding Staff Award to Deisy Vaske, senior library assistant in technical services. The award recognized her contributions during 2014.

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UW’s Casper Residency Program Receives Highest Medical Home Recognition

February 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper (UWFMRP-Casper) recently received Level 3 patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

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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.

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The College of Health Sciences Newsletter

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

Vital Signs

Vital Signs-The College of Health Sciences Annual Checkup!

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