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

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>
Seven faculty members named Leadership Scholars
<p><span>Seven professors and instructors from&nbsp;across campus have been selected 2015-16 Leadership Faculty Scholars.&nbsp;</span></p>
School of Health Sciences Hosts Vitals Workshop in Preparation of Global Medical Brigade&#39;s Trip to Nicaragua 2016
<p>The School of Health Sciences Global Learning Opportunities Program hosted Elon&rsquo;s undergraduate Chapter of Global Medical Brigades 2016 for a vital signs and medical terminology workshop.&nbsp;</p> <div class="display" id="article_body_content">&nbsp;</div> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Elon DPTE Alumna Presents at IADMS
Dr. Elizabeth Corwin who graduated from the Elon DPTE program in 2014 presented her research at the International Association for Dance Medicine &amp; Science 25th Annual Meeting held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.&nbsp; <p>&nbsp;</p>