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

Lynch publishes article about diabetes and the commercial motor vehicle driver
<p>An article by Shaun Lynch, assistant professor and academic&nbsp;coordinator in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, was published in February&rsquo;s issue of Clinician Reviews, a peer-reviewed clinical journal for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.</p> <p>&nbsp;</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 Saturday in a Whitley Auditorium ceremony featuring remarks from Preston Hammock, president of Alamance Regional Medical Center and senior vice president at Cone Health.</p>
Elon Physician Assistant Studies student attends 2019 Triangle Health Innovation Challenge
<p>Hillary McDonald, third-year PA student attended the 2019 Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (thinc) held Feb. 1-3. The&nbsp;3-day hackathon held at the Duke School of Medicine joined teams of&nbsp;<span>students from&nbsp;the Triangle&#39;s regional colleges and universities</span>&nbsp;to solve pressing problems in healthcare.</p>
Doctor of Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant programs enroll Class of 2021
<p>Elon&rsquo;s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.</p>
Elon celebrates accomplishments of newest Doctor of Physical Therapy Program graduates
<p>Forty-six students received their doctor of physical therapy degrees at a commencement ceremony in McCrary Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.</p>
Physician Assistant Studies program holds&nbsp;White Coat&nbsp;Ceremony
<p>The White Coat Ceremony marks the start of intensive clinical learning experiences for the 37 members of the program&#39;s Class of 2020.</p>