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’s H.O.P.E. Clinic raises $6,500 in annual 5K run
<p><span>The funds will cover the cost of physical therapy evaluation and treatment for people who are underinsured or have no insurance in Alamance County</span></p>
Lawson presents knee research from collaboration with Cone Health
<p>The associate professor in Elon&#39;s Department of Physical Therapy Education spoke about a study the university and Cone Sports Medicine are conducting for people who suffer from knee osteoarthritis.</p>
Signing ceremony marks major milestone for Elon&rsquo;s new Anatomical Gift Program
<p>Nine of the program&rsquo;s first donors made their commitments official during a ceremony on Friday, March 24.&nbsp;</p>
Elon University launches Anatomical Gift Program
<p>The new program housed in the School of Health Sciences will be a valuable resource to students in graduate and undergraduate health sciences programs.</p>
Elon&#39;s Physician Assistant Studies program graduates its newest class
<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>