Medical & Molecular Sciences is committed to providing skilled, critically-thinking practitioners equipped to be future leaders in health sciences. In this pursuit, the Department is committed to active engagement of undergraduate and graduate students in experiential learning, to forming collaborative partnerships with educational, clinical, industrial and research experts locally and globally, to discovering innovative breakthroughs in research that contribute to the health and basic sciences body of knowledge, and to functioning as an expert resource regarding all issues related to Medical & Molecular Sciences.

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    UD College of Health Sciences experts discuss the long-term impact of the pandemic