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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

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 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.

News

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UW’s Proctor Wins Wyoming Business Report’s ‘Woman of Influence’ Award

August 22, 2016 — A University of Wyoming nursing faculty member recently received the “Woman of Influence in Health Care” award at the Wyoming Business Report’s “Wyoming Women of Influence” award ceremony earlier this month.

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UW Summer Camp Prepares Students for Careers in Health Care Field

August 10, 2016 — Eighty-three Wyoming high school students were exposed to a variety of health care career options during the sixth annual Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

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UW’s Burman Named American Academy of Nursing Fellow

July 25, 2016 — Mary Burman, dean of the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

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UW’s Physical Education Teacher Education Program Receives National Recognition

July 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program, in the Division of Kinesiology and Health, has received “Nationally Recognized” status from a leading authority on physical education.

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UW’s Ann Marie Hart Inducted into FAANP

July 5, 2016 — The director of the University of Wyoming’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program was inducted as a Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recently.

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UW Ranks Highly in National Collegiate Fitness Survey

June 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming ranks No. 4 as a physically active campus among 29 small public universities, according to a recent national survey.

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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.

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

The College of Health Sciences Annual Checkup!

UW College of Health Sciences Economic Impact on Wyoming

Find out more about the positive impact the UW College of Health Sciences is having on the state of Wyoming.

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