Illuminating the Future of Health

See yourself as part of the future of health here at the University of Delaware. From classroom experiences, clinical opportunities, study abroad and more, you’ll learn interdisciplinary approaches that will help you develop the knowledge and skills to be part of the next generation of health-focused leaders in your field.

Recent News in CHS
  • A 10-year-old boy with autism and Jacob Corey (right), a research assistant obtaining his doctorate in biomechanics and movement science, play with Ring Fit. In this photo, their backs are turned to the camera, while they watch a video game screen, and each hold a ring over their heads while standing on one leg. They're testing Ring Fit as a gross motor intervention for children with autism.

    Game on!

    March 01, 2024 | Written by Amy Cherry
    Research currently underway in her Move 2 Learn Innovation Lab seeks to determine whether Nintendo Switch's Ring Fit can serve as an intervention that promotes motor skills, movement, and physical activity in children with autism. Bhat's innovative exergaming study was funded by the Maggie E. Neumann Health Sciences Research Fund. Ashley Barnas has captured photos and is working on a video to accompany this story.
  • Personal training meets chronic care

    February 02, 2024 | Written by Amy Cherry
    A spotlight on UD's one-of-a-kind exercise counseling and medical rehabilitation program on STAR Campus that's seeking to grow.
  • Black History Month

    February 01, 2024 | Written by Amy Cherry
    February is Black History Month – a time to recognize and celebrate Black Americans and their meaningful contributions to our society. At the University of Delaware College of Health Sciences, we’re highlighting contemporary, influential Black figures whose impressive achievements have made a difference in our world. From researchers and academicians to clinicians, community champions, and creators, here are five Black achievers in health sciences you should know.

PREVENTING TYPE 2 DIABETES

 

The Prevent T2 Program is a CDC-recognized diabetes prevention program that promotes lifestyle changes and leads to transformations in those who commit to the one-year program.

 

READ THE UDAILY

Dietetic intern Lindsey Paniszczyn (right) works with Prevent T2 program participant Susan Riedy on healthy eating strategies as they review CDC curriculum “Eating Well to Prevent T2.”
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UD HEALTH CLINICS

 

UD Health’s comprehensive health clinics use research and education to take healthcare in a new direction. Major health and prevention services include: primary care, physical therapy, speech therapy, mental health services, care coordination, nutrition counseling, exercise counseling, and health coaching — all on one STAR Campus.

Explore the STAR Campus

The Science Technology and Research (STAR) Campus serves as the innovation hub for the College of Health Sciences. With research, personal clinical care and state-of-the art technologies, the sites at STAR are the first step towards building a healthier Delaware

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