April 15, 2020
When Dorcas Owusu was in sixth grade biology class, she was assigned an ocular disease to research. This opened her eyes to the career of optometry, no pun intended. minor.
As a department, we are committed to holding the university and ourselves accountable for taking action to address racism. Because we educate future health care professionals, we recognize our ethical responsibility to develop students who understand and recognize implicit bias, equip them with tools to practice social justice, anti-racism, and advocate for change in health care settings and communities.
April 8, 2021
After graduating in May 2021, senior Madison Gerencser will be pursuing her goal of becoming an occupational therapist.
February 5, 2021
In this video, senior Alec Dalton shares what learning has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic. He discusses the ways his health sciences faculty have gone above and beyond.
Thank you for visiting the Department of Health Sciences in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies at James Madison University. Our department prepares undergraduate students to pursue various health related graduate professional programs (e.g. dentistry, medicine, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, public health, and others) or seek entry level positions in the workforce after graduation.