Alumni & Friends

This is a pivotal time in the history of the College of Health Sciences. Our loyal community of alumni, friends, parents, students, faculty, staff and patients are vital to the success and continued growth of the College. By investing in our students, expanding our reach and inventing tomorrow, we establish the College as an institution nationally recognized for exceptional education experiences and integrating instruction, research and public engagement.


We invite you to join us. Through philanthropy, through volunteerism, through engagement with the College of Health Sciences, you have the opportunity to help us shape the future of healthcare education, research and innovation! Stay updated on the latest opportunities by providing your current contact information via this quick form.


  • 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.