School of Health Sciences
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  • west quad building
  • knee treatment
  • Alpha Eta group photo
  • baby day
  • physical therapy class of 2015

Mission Statement

The School of Health Sciences provides students with state of the art preparation for careers in health care including nursing, communication disorders, public health, occupational therapy and physical therapy. Our faculty are committed to excellence in learning and teaching, service to the community, research and clinical scholarship, with as much student involvement as possible. We value and cultivate supportive relationships with our community partners, and infuse and instill an attitude of lifelong learning for excellence in health care and for improved quality of life for those we serve


  • Three physical therapy faculty recently contributed to the publication of a well-known physical therapy textbook, Micholovitz's Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention (6th ed.). Tom Nolan is one of the co-editors, Elaine Bukowski co-authored chapter 7, and Rob Marsico authored chapter 8. 

  • Dr. Kelly Dougherty recently co-authored an article titled "Effect of Oral Lipid Matrix Supplement on Fat Absorption in Cystic Fibrosis: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial" that will be published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Preview the article here.

  • Dr. Rose Scaffidi recently published an article titled "Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer in Women" in the Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health. Well done!

  • The Communication Disorders program is preparing for accreditation and invites all interested parties to a public meeting on March 24, 2016. More information is available here.

  • Occupational Therapy faculty and students developed a program to help children at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School learn about self-control. Read about it here.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Del Rossi for being featured in Pediatric Physical Therapy. Her interview with the journal's podcast is available online. See the Stockton Times article and listen to the interview here (page 4).

  • Dr. Kelly Dougherty and an international research team recently published an article titled Safety and Efficacy of High Dose Daily Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Children and Young Adults with Sickle Cell Disease. This article is available in peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 

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