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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
Email: admin.hs@uwyo.edu

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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."

News

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UW Researcher Aims to Improve Recognition of Language Disabilities in Spanish-Speaking Children

August 25, 2015 — Due to a shortage of bilingual providers and a lack of psychometrically sound screening tools, there is a critical need for telehealth language screening measures to determine whether young Spanish-speaking children are developing language skills appropriately.

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Cody Students Consider Careers in Health Care

August 7, 2015 — Cody High School students Katie Miller and Kira Morgenweck have a pretty good idea that they want to someday work in the health care field.

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Casper Student Plans Career as Pediatric Nurse

August 5, 2015 — Casper high school student, Riley Brush, wanted to learn about nursing, and she got her wish by attending the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

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Lander Student Plans to Be a Surgeon

August 4, 2015 — Lander high school student Sydney Polson’s desire to be an orthopedic surgeon was solidified when she attended the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

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Douglas Student Explores Health Care Career Options

July 28, 2015 — Douglas student Bailey Kane’s ambition for a career in health care was reinforced when she attended the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

UW Online Nursing Program Ranked Among Nation’s Best

July 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing program was rated 23rd among the top 50 affordable online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs nationwide, according to Value Colleges rankings.

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Federal Grant Will Strengthen Geriatric Care in Wyoming

July 21, 2015 — A $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to the University of Wyoming will strengthen geriatric care and training throughout Wyoming.

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