School of Health Sciences

Established in April 2011, Elon's School of Health Sciences serves graduate students in the doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program and the physician assistant (PA) studies master's program, which enrolled its first class in January 2013. The School of Health Sciences is housed in the Gerald L. Francis Center on Haggard Avenue, which features classrooms, simulation/exam rooms and observation rooms, and a variety of clinical laboratories.

The School of Health Sciences is the university's sixth major academic unit, joining Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education and Elon University School of Law.

Health Sciences News

Elon holds white coat ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies program
<p>A Dec. 12 program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion marked the end of academic studies and the formal start of clinical education for members of the PA program&#39;s Class of 2016.</p>
Department of Physical Therapy Education hosts&nbsp;&nbsp; continuing education course for North Carolina physical therapists
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Elon graduates largest class in DPT program history
<p>University leaders conferred degrees Sunday afternoon on 58 graduate students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, which for the first time hosted its Commencement ceremony in McCrary Theatre.</p>
Symposium gives future physician assistants insight into service
<p>Graduate students in Elon University&rsquo;s Physician Assistant Studies program learned Tuesday from faculty and staff across campus how to create meaningful relationships with underserved and vulnerable populations.</p>
Patti Ragan honored by Physician Assistant Education Association
<p>The director of Elon University&#39;s Physician Assistant Studies program received the PAEA&#39;s 2014 Master Faculty Award for her contributions to physician assistant education.</p>
Elon students win National Health Service Corps scholarships
<p><span>A federal program of the Health Resources and Services Administration will provide full tuition and a stipend to four Elon University graduate students planning to work in medically underserved regions across the United States.</span></p>