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College of Health Sciences Strategic Plan: 2017-2022

College of Health Sciences strategic plan.Health is a multidimensional issue that touches everyone. It involves preventative health, well-being, healthcare access, the treatment of diseases and disorders, mental health, disability, and healthcare policy – all interwoven within a dynamic matrix of social, economic, technological, and political forces. The College of Health Sciences is positioned to play an impactful role in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the citizens of Wyoming and the Mountain West region.

Goal One: Driving Excellence

Goal Two: Inspiring Students

Goal Three: Impacting Communities

Goal Four: A High-Performing University

CHS Strategic Plan: 2017-2022








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First year UW Pharmacy student Shelby Oroo prepares a lab experiment.  UW School of Pharmacy Lab Implements Safe In-Person Student Learning

he University of Wyoming’s School of Pharmacy is now fully immersed in on-campus learning for students as part of UW’s Phase 3 reopening process.

In addition to standard safety procedures adhered to in all pharmacy labs, in-person learning is conducted under UW’s guidelines for COVID-19 safety.

Baskaran “Baski” Thyagarajan, an associate professor of pharmaceutics and neuroscience, and his class of first-year pharmacy students have demonstrated how safety procedures for students can be followed in a confined laboratory.

The Pharmaceutical Care Learning Center (PCLC) is located on the third floor of the School of Pharmacy wing in the UW College of Health Sciences.

At left, Shelby Oroo, a first-year University of Wyoming pharmacy student from Fayetteville, Ark., measures liquid as part of an interformulation conversion learning activity in the UW School of Pharmacy’s Pharmaceutical Care Learning Center.

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UW College of Health Sciences Educators Honored as Wyoming Women of Influence

Two UW College of Health Sciences educators honored as 2020 Wyoming Women of Influence.Two University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences educators have been honored as 2020 Wyoming Women of Influence by the Wyoming Business Report.

Dr. Beth Robitaille, pictured on the left, a physician and chief medical officer with the Educational Health Center of Wyoming (EHCW), and Laura Capasso, a behavioral scientist and an assistant lecturer in the Family Medicine Residency Program in Cheyenne, were among nominees in 15 separate categories selected by the publication, which has honored influential women across Wyoming since 2013.

Robitaille received her award in the health care category and Capasso in education.

Two other UW faculty members also were nominated: Merav Ben-David, a zoology and physiology professor, in the education category; and Linda Thunstrom, an economics associate professor, in the government and economic development category.

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The UW College of Health Sciences is located at the intersection of 9th and Clark streets in Laramie, Wyoming. 

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UW College of Health Sciences
Dept. 3432
1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-3495
Fax: (307) 766-6608

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