Educating for life

The Beaver College of Health Sciences prepares well-educated and highly qualified professionals, conducts innovative research, and promotes community engagement to improve people's health - physically, emotionally and socially.

The Beaver College of Health Sciences strives to be the preeminent and most comprehensive academic center for health professions in western North Carolina. The college prides itself on innovation and collaboration in education, scholarship and service that produces high quality graduates, attracting superior faculty and staff, and transforming health and quality of life for the communities we serve.

News & Events

  • Beaver College of Health Sciences receives grant to expand rural healthcare
    BOONE—The Beaver College of Health Sciences at Appalachian State University has received a $175,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support development of telehealth technology and...
  • Recent update to Communication Disorders Clinic means improved care for patients and community
    BOONE- A technological upgrade to the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communication Disorders Clinic at Appalachian State University will allow it to provide faster and more...
  • Reducing the growth rate of costs and developing regional care networks are key to improving health care, says Community Care of North Carolina president
    BOONE- National health care reform in the United States is a widely discussed current topic, but Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) president and chief executive officer Dr. Allen Dobson says...
  • Nursing professor to publish second book on regional history of nursing
    Associate Professor in the Department of Nursing Phoebe Ann Pollitt will have her second book on the history of nursing in North Carolina and the Appalachian region published this fall by McFarland...
  • Nutrition instructor receives Excellence in Practice award
    Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management Paul Moore was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Practice Award from the Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group (DPG)....


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Frederick K. Whitt
Founding Dean
Shelli McGinnis
Business Officer
Eveline Watts
Administrative Assistant
Chris Shore
Communications Specialist
Ari Harris
Director of Development 

Phone: 828-262-8145
Fax: 828-262-8147
D. D. Dougherty Hall
Room 150
ASU Box 32170
Boone, NC 28608


Tina Proctor
Director of Advising & Academic Support
Phone: 828-262-8590
102 Edwin Duncan Hall

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