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College of Health Sciences

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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."

8th Annual "Fall into Good Health" Health Fair, October 25th

The 8th Annual "Fall into Good Health" Health Fair invites the Laramie and UW community members to attend the fair on Saturday, October 25, from 7:30 a.m. - noon on the second floor of the Wyoming Union.

Find out more about what the fair offers!

EHCW receives FQHC Look Alike Designation!


"Both residency programs have been providing comprehensive health care to

Wyoming residents for more than 30 years and, now that we are a FQHC

Look Alike, the benefits will allow us to strengthen our efforts to improve

the health and well-being of the people who live in our communities."

Find Out More!


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Rod and Maxine Chisholm Named Grand Marshals of UW Homecoming Parade

October 15, 2014 — Longtime University of Wyoming supporters and community leaders Rod and Maxine Chisholm of Laramie will be the grand marshals of the annual UW Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 18.

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Nursing Association Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to UW Nursing School Dean

October 13, 2014 — The Wyoming Nursing Association recently presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Mary Burman, dean of the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing.

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Football Game and Parade Highlight UW Homecoming Schedule

October 8, 2014 — “We are Wyoming" is the theme of the 2014 University of Wyoming Homecoming that culminates with the Homecoming parade and football game Saturday, Oct. 18.

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UW School of Pharmacy Welcomes Class of 2018

October 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy welcomed members of the class of 2018 into its professional pharmacy program this fall.

Three to Receive UW Distinguished Alumni Awards

September 29, 2014 — Three University of Wyoming graduates will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards during UW Homecoming activities Saturday, Oct. 18.

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CHS 2014 Fall Commencement

The College of Health Sciences 2014 Fall Commencement will be December 13, in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom, at 10:00 A.M.

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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