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PHOTO: JMU faculty and staff participate in hunger banquet

Hunger Banquet Held

Participants in the Hunger Banquet experienced differing levels of food quality and quantity

The Interprofessional Education Committee of Health Sciences hosted their first Hunger Banquet on March 21st.

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Maiewski named Humanitarian of the Year by the VAPA

July 26, 2017

Professor Sharon Maiewski was honored as Humanitarian of the Year by Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants.

PHOTO: JMU students at health fairStudents help with school health fair

March 27, 2017

This semester, students from the occupational therapy (OT), physician assistant (PA), dietetics, nursing and cognitive psychology programs helped host the Stone Spring Elementary Health and Wellness Fair.

Screenshot of appJMU graduates develop MyTime app to serve caregivers

April 28, 2017

After winning $10,000 from a Hack event to develop technology that will improve the health of caregivers, a team of JMU graduates comes closer to finishing their app, MyTime.

PHOTO:elderly patient being helped

Gerontology minor makes difference

April 26, 2017

JMU social work's gerontology minor (GERN) attracts a diverse population of students from communication sciences and disorders (CSD), health sciences (HS) and other students interested in working with the elderly population.

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  • 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.
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PHOTO: Herb AmatoHealth 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 >