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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."


Grant Supports Wyoming Children with Special Needs

May 28, 2015 — As a parent who raised two children with special health care needs, Sandy Root-Elledge is well aware of the importance of a grant to the University of Wyoming that will support Wyoming families of children with special needs.

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UW College of Health Sciences Honors Top Students

May 22, 2015 — Divisions within the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences recently honored students for outstanding academic performance and potential to succeed in the health care field.

UW Hires New Medical Education Director

May 22, 2015 — A physician who has worked in private practice and as a family residency program director has been selected as the University of Wyoming’s director of medical education.

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Cheyenne Student Receives Top Graduate Nomination at UW

May 13, 2015 — Cheyenne’s Hannah Young, a speech, language and hearing sciences major, with a minor in disability studies, was among five finalists for the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating woman.

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UW Colleges Recognize Top Faculty

May 11, 2015 — Each year, all University of Wyoming colleges recognize the accomplishments of outstanding faculty and staff members. The colleges honored the following individuals during the 2014-15 academic year:

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Evanston Train Wreck Inspired Renowned Surgeon Brent Eastman

May 8, 2015 — University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences commencement speaker Dr. Brent Eastman traces his inspiration to become a surgeon to a fatal train wreck that took place in his Evanston hometown more than 60 years ago.

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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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