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Dietetics Students Present Research

On October 23, 2013, eight teams of Dietetics students gathered to present research posters on various metabolic disorders and processes for their Nutrition and Metabolism course.

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JMU PASS Donates To Our Community Place

January 10, 2014

The James Madison Physician Assistant Student Society (PASS), presented a check for $300 to Our Community Place on December 5, 2013.

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Do You Know a Red Flag When You See One?

October 29, 2013

The Red Flag campaign takes place in October, which is “Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month” and was organized by Raychel Whyte, a senior health-sciences major, working as the Sexual Assault Prevention student employee through Student Wellness and Outreach (SWO).

LOGO: AOTA 13 Students, Four Faculty to Present at Conference

October 15, 2013

In April 2014, 13 current graduate students and four faculty members from the occupational therapy master’s program will present research at the American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) 94th Annual Conference & Exposition in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Physician Assistant Students Awarded Scholarships

October 1, 2013

Six first year Physician Assistant students were awarded scholarships, an honor given to the top students who apply to the prestigious program.


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Welcome from Health Sciences


Welcome to the Department of Health Sciences! The department is home to 39 full-time faculty members and over 1,800 students. Our primary goal is to prepare students for entry into professional programs in various health professions or careers in health sciences or dietetics. More >