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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. Click here for a complete listing of all Health Sciences has to offer!

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.

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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UW’s David Bruch Honored at National Pharmacy Meeting

November 21, 2016 ‖ A University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy faculty member recently was honored for excellence in teaching at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting.

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UW Mortar Board Names ‘Top Profs’

November 16, 2016 ‖ Members of the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board recently honored their “Top Profs” at the 37th annual Top Prof Night.

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BCBSWY Caring Foundation Provides Funding for Nursing Education in Wyoming

October 12, 2016 ‖ The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming (BCBSWY) Caring Foundation has invested in nursing education at the University of Wyoming and the state’s community colleges through the creation of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming Scholars Program, part of the larger initiative, Meeting Wyoming’s Needs Through Nurse Education.

‘Healthy U’ Workshops Scheduled at UW Nov. 1-Dec. 13

October 6, 2016 ‖ The Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) is partnering with the University of Wyoming Wellness Center for “Healthy U,” a six-week chronic disease self-management workshop. The free public sessions will be in Room 002 of the Wyoming Union.

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