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

Presentation on anatomical donation scheduled for Nov. 13
<p>The event will focus on Elon University&#39;s Anatomical Gift Program and will be held in Asheboro, N.C.</p>
School of Health Sciences Dean Becky Neiduski ​honored by American Society of Hand Therapists<br />
<p>Becky Neiduski, who joined Elon earlier this year as head of the School of Health Sciences, was honored earlier this month.&nbsp;</p>
&#39;Superheroes&#39; raise $17K for Open Door Clinic through Great Cape Escape
<p>In its third year, the fundraiser led by the Elon Physician Assistant Student Society&nbsp;supports the work of Open Door Clinic of Alamance County, which provides free health care to local residents that cannot afford to pay.</p>
Elon physician assistant studies students participate in community outreach project
<p>Elon PA Students participated in a service-learning project at Garrett Elementary School in Mebane, N.C., on Sept.&nbsp;29, 2017.&nbsp;</p>
Pulitzer-winning oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee details evolving fight against cancer in Baird lecture
<p>Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, the author of &quot;The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer,&quot; offered his insights to a crowd of nearly 600 gathered in McCrary Theatre on Sept. 20.&nbsp;</p>
N.C. legislators get up-close look at Elon&rsquo;s Physician Assistant Studies Program
<p>Three area lawmakers toured the program&rsquo;s facilities in the Gerald L. Francis Center and learned more about the role these future providers play in the health care industry.</p>