November 14, 2022
" I knew I wanted to be part of something with healthcare, I just wasn’t sure what. So, I declared Health Sciences as my major to help me explore my options." - Kristen Krupa ('19)
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.
November 1, 2022
Every fall semester during family weekend, JMU holds a General Education Student Conference showcasing student excellence in liberal studies courses.
September 27, 2022
Founded in July by JaNiece Woodson, Health in Color is a new student organization that focuses on the effects that health disparities have on people of color.
May 2, 2022
Through JMU's First Year Research Experience (FYRE) program, transfer student Megan Brooks will be able to assist health sciences professor Raihan Khan in his research on dust and environmental pollution.
December 3, 2021
"I chose JMU the minute I walked onto the campus for a college tour. I found out about the school through a friend who thought it would be a great fit for me. Knowing I was going to be interested in their health programs, I investigated what they had to offer."
On behalf of our current students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Department of Health Sciences in the College of Health and Behavioral Studies at James Madison University, welcome to the Department of Health Sciences! We welcome your interest in one of the most rewarding and exciting areas of professional study.