The College of Health Sciences

Adding years to life and life to years

The College of Health Sciences promotes the health and well-being of individuals, families, and populations in a diverse global society. We are committed to high-quality teaching, multidisciplinary learning, and evidence-based practices. Our graduates effectively apply their knowledge to promote health and wellness across the life span.

Our Campaign Goals

Expand applied neuro-cognitive and neuro-muscular research
Prepare students for telehealth delivery of care
Provide integrated clinical training and enhanced business practices
Advance behavioral health through nationally recognized research

College of Health Sciences Points of Distinction

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Students are developing cultural awareness through experiential learning: J-terms and internships domestic and abroad.

Highly Successful Graduates

The College is building a talented, knowledgeable, and relevant health and health care workforce.

Nationally Recognized Faculty

Our faculty are producing forward-looking research in neuroscience, mental, behavioral, and population health, physical activity, nutrition, physical therapy, speech and language disorders, and human development.

Industry Collaboration

The College is merging multidisciplinary, evidence-based research with industry partners for innovative treatments to the burden of aging and chronic diseases.

Giving Opportunities

Undergraduate Scholarships
Financial aid opens up the possibilities of a URI education for our students. Scholarships not only free students from excess loan debt but inspire inquiry and innovation.
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Graduate Student Fellowships
Fellowships for students pursuing graduate degrees will increase the pool of applicants and make URI a destination for future leaders in dietetics, speech/language pathology, physical therapy, clinical psych, behavioral psych, counseling, couple and family therapy, and kinesiology.
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Facilities and Equipment
Endowed and current-use funds bring cutting-edge equipment to campus, preparing our students for careers and fostering research to advance human potential.
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Endowed Professorships
Permanent, named positions attract and retain the most promising junior faculty and prominent senior researchers and thought-leaders. In addition to educating generations of students, these positions increase our national and international stature.
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