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

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>
Elon celebrates accomplishments of newest Doctor of Physical Therapy Program graduates
<p>Forty-eight students received their doctor of physical therapy degrees at a commencement ceremony in McCrary Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 11.&nbsp;</p>
Physician Assistant Studies program holds White Coat Ceremony
<p>The White Coat Ceremony marks the start of intensive clinical learning experiences for the 38 members of the program&#39;s Class of 2018.&nbsp;</p>
Underserved populations symposium offers perspectives on healing for future physician assistants
<p>The Underserved Populations Symposium hosted by Elon&#39;s Physician Assistant Studies program is in its fourth year.&nbsp;</p>
Six faculty members named Leadership Scholars
<p><span>Leadership scholars gather as a cohort for workshops and seminars designed to focus on issues related to leadership pedagogy.&nbsp;</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
PA preceptor featured on Fox 8
<p><p class="p1">Chelle Jeffery, a Greensboro-based physician assistant, discussed the benefits of a<span>dvanced practice providers,&nbsp;highly trained clinicians who work in all specialties of health care.&nbsp;</span></p> </p>