School of Health Sciences
  • students with patient
  • 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


  • 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. 

  • Please join us in congratulating Dr. Rob Marsico on receiving the James Tucker Excellence in Clinical Practice and Teaching Award at the APTANJ Annual Fall Conference on Saturday, October 17. See pictures here.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Elaine Bukowski, Professor of Physical Therapy, for publication of her manuscript on Reiki in the Journal of Integrative Medicine. 

  • Congratulations to Dr. Robert Marsico, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy. Dr. Marsico is the latest of our esteemed faculty to acheive board certification. Dr. Marsico is now an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.  

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