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 2016 retirees recognized
<p>President Emeritus Earl J. Danieley,&nbsp;who has given Elon&nbsp;70 years of service,&nbsp;is among 19 faculty and staff members retiring this year.</p>
Elon names Leadership Prize recipients
<p>The award provides students with $10,000 to research and understand problems of interest to them and then use their leadership abilities to test potential solutions.</p>
Elon graduates its newest class of medical healers
<p>Thirty-seven candidates in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program received degrees Sunday in a Whitley Auditorium ceremony featuring remarks by Cynthia Booth Lord, past president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.</p>
DPT and PA programs enroll Class of 2018
<p>Elon&rsquo;s School of Health Sciences welcomed two new classes of graduate students to the university community this week.&nbsp;</p>
DPT Commencement celebrates future healers
<p><span>Fifty-three graduate students received their Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees Sunday in a ceremony that recognized School of Health Sciences Dean Elizabeth Rogers, whose retirement in May will come 20 years after she arrived at Elon to help create the&nbsp;physical therapy program.</span></p>
Physician Assistant Studies program holds White Coat Ceremony
<p><span>A Dec. 11 program in the Sacred Space of the Numen Lumen Pavilion marked the end of academic studies and the formal start of clinical education for members of the PA program&#39;s Class of 2017.</span></p>