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The College of Health Sciences

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 about all Health Sciences has to offer!


2018 Spring Commencement Ceremonies

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Spring Commencement ceremonies for all colleges will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the following times:

  • 8:30 a.m.: Undergraduates from the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Education, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
  • 12:00 p.m.: Graduate students from all colleges and schools
  • 3:30 p.m.: Undergraduates from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of Business, School of Energy Resources, College of Engineering and Applied Science, College of Health Sciences

All ceremonies will be held in the Arena Auditorium. Tickets will not be required. Ceremonies will be live streamed online via WyoCast, and links will be posted when available. More information is can be found on the UW Commencement Website

 IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO WALK IN A SPRING COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY, PLEASE COMPLETE THIS SURVEY


2018 College of Health Sciences Research Day

Student viewing posters at the 2016 CHS Research Day.

The 2018 College of Health Sciences Research Day will take place Thursday, April 5, 8:30 - 3:30 pm in the Wyoming Union. All CHS students are invited to attend. More event details will be provided once they are available. Discover this year's invited speakers!


The College of Health Sciences Mission and Vision

Our Mission:

The College of Health Sciences at the University of Wyoming endeavors to be a leader and partner in the education, innovation, and application of health and human sciences.

Our Vision:

The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences vision is encapsulated in the enduring World Health Organization statement, "Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." (WHO, 1948) We, the members of the College embrace this philosophy in order to meet the challenges and needs of the ever-changing, diverse populations of Wyoming and beyond. We promote optimal health and wellness through interprofessional teaching, research, and service within an inclusive and supportive environment. We embrace rich and diverse learning experiences that emphasize equity, justice, and genuine participation to prepare highly competent, culturally proficient leaders who can meet current and future health and human needs. We are committed to advancing scientific knowledge and meaningful translational discoveries and the provision of professional, scholarly, and collaborative activities that serve the needs of our distinctive frontier state, the country, and world.


The Albany Community Health Clinic is now Open!

Logo for the Albany Community Health Clinic ACHCThe Albany Community Health Clinic offers comprehensive patient care services to the Laramie community and beyond.

Late last year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a grant to the UW Health Sciences’ Educational Health Center of Wyoming (EHCW) to open the Albany Community Health Clinic in Laramie. The new EHCW health center is focused on the delivery of comprehensive patient care services.

The clinic is located at 920 E. Sheridan St., Suite A. Clinic hours will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. each Tuesday.

Explore the ACHC website AND make Your Appointment!



UW College of Health Sciences Emergency Action Plan

The UW College of Health Sciences provides a plan of action in the event of an emergency in the Health Sciences Center. Please take a moment to review this emergency plan.

Our Economic Impact on Wyoming!

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Find out more about the positive impact the UW College of Health Sciences is having on the state of Wyoming.

CHS Newsletter Hoofprints

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

The College of Health Sciences Annual Checkup Report!

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Vital Signs 2016-2017


News

UW Clinic Receives Grant for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

December 15, 2017 ‖ The Albany Community Health Clinic (ACHC), a program in the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences, recently received a grant to help expand access to mental health and substance abuse services.

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Adam Peters Named WWAMI Outstanding Alumnus

November 2, 2017 ‖ A family physician in Cody was recently selected as the 2017 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year for the Division of Medical Education at the University of Wyoming.

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