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

Anatomical Gift Program at 2nd Annual Women's Symposium
<p>For information about Elon University&#39;s Anatomical Gift Program please stop by our table.</p>
Elon graduates its newest class of physician assistants
<p>Thirty-eight candidates in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program received degrees Sunday in a Whitley Auditorium ceremony featuring remarks from Reginald Carter, Duke University professor emeritus and historian emeritus of the Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History.&nbsp;</p>
Lumen Scholar is all ears as she explores the impact of birth stories on first-time mothers
<p>Michelle Reissig &rsquo;17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments.</p>
Doctor of Physical Therapy program student puts medical Spanish to use in Peru
<p>Thanks to a partnership with El Centro de <span>Espa&ntilde;ol that empowers students to communicate in Spanish with patients, Carleigh High DPT&#39;17 is spending several weeks at a hospital in Peru&nbsp;as part of her DPT clinical education experiences</span></p>
Rebecca Neiduski named dean of the School of Health Sciences
<p>Neiduski will provide leadership for graduate programs in physical therapy and physician assistant studies and follows Founding Dean Elizabeth Rogers, who retired in 2016.</p>
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant programs enroll Class of 2019
<p class="p1">Elon&rsquo;s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>