Like many JMU students who have donated their time and energy to helping others around the world, senior Health Sciences major, Kory Schaeffer's two trips to Haiti through JMU’s Alternative Spring Break program motivated him to pursue further mission trips to Africa.
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March 26, 2015
Ty Bigelow (’16), was selected to present findings on treatment for iron deficiency and anemia at the Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium of Virginia Athletic Trainers Association (VATA) .
March 25, 2015
The James Madison University Physician Assistant Program is pleased to announce that the December 2014 graduates have earned a 100% pass rate on the PANCE for first-time test takers!
February 26, 2015
Mike Puglia ('11), serves as chairman of Governor's Advisory Board of the Virginia Athletic Trainer's Association (VATA).
February 4, 2015
JMU OT students Stefani Sangiovanni, Lynsey Palmer, Bryan Davis, Brittany Rivera, and Shannon Allen had the opportunity to work with the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind (VSDB) Cross Country team this fall as guide runners for members who were blind or had low vision.
January 20, 2015
Courtney Capstack, a third year Physician Assistant student at JMU, spent this past spring participating in a specialized training program on Lyme disease called “Lyme Corps.” The goal of the program is to raise awareness and promote prevention of Lyme disease.
January 7, 2015
Dr. Michelle Hesse and her dietetics students recently supported local farms on their trip to the Harrisonburg Farmers Market as part of the class lecture series on fruits and vegetables.
- How to declare a Health Sciences Major
- Health Sciences has BLACKOUT dates of September 15th and February 15th. You must be declared by September 15th to add HTH courses in the following Spring semester and by February 15th for the following Fall semester. There are NO exceptions.
- JMU Prediabetes Research Study
- May 7-9
Welcome from Health Sciences
Health is one of the most important disciplines in today’s world. Given the current and future global demand for well trained and passionate health professionals, now is an ideal time to study in our department. We urge you to learn about our programs to see where your future ambitions fit. More >