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

​Anatomical Gift Program hosts tour at the Gerald L. Francis Center
<p><strong>LIFE@Elon members toured the anatomy space in the Gerald Francis Center on&nbsp;Thursday, Nov.&nbsp;16.</strong></p>
5th annual Underserved Populations Symposium explores empathy
<p>The annual Department of Physician Assistant Studies symposium focused on medical improvisation, design thinking and empathy.&nbsp;</p>
Elon Physician Assistant Studies program faculty,&nbsp;alumna present at national education forum
<p>Elon&rsquo;s Physician Assistant Studies program was well represented at the 2017 National Physician Assistant Education Association Forum held Oct. 25-28 in Denver, Colorado.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</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>