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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."


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Caring Science Leader to Speak at UW Thursday

April 14, 2015 — Jean Watson, a distinguished professor and dean emerita from the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing Anschutz Medical Center, will discuss “Caring Science: Disciplinary Foundation for Nursing” Thursday, April 16, at 9 a.m. in the University of Wyoming Union West Yellowstone Ballroom.

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UW Graduate Award Recipients Announced

April 10, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Graduate Council has selected this year's graduate award winners.

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UW Pharmacy Dean Named ASHP Fellow

April 6, 2015 — University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy Dean Linda Gore Martin has been named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

UW Offers Series for Caregivers of People with Dementia

March 12, 2015 — An education series to assist caregivers for people with dementia will be offered 10:15-11:30 a.m. each Wednesday April 1-May 20 at the Eppson Center for Seniors, 1560 N. Third St. in Laramie.

UW Nursing School Receives Second Grant to Help Transform Health Care

March 5, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has been chosen to continue participation in a national initiative aimed at transforming nursing education.

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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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