Educating for life

The 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.

Through 11 disciplines, with more being developed, the College of Health Sciences positions Appalachian as the premier university for outstanding academic preparation of health and human services professionals in Western North Carolina and beyond.

News & Events
  • Educators, students, and scientists share the "PhUn" in physiology
    Mabel Elementary School 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 7th grade teachers will partner with a physiologist from Appalachian State University to help students explore physiology, the study of how living things...
  • Human Performance Lab teaming up with sought-after partners
    A recent article from Business Today shows the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC is quickly attracting many...
  • Nursing professor wins award from NC Society of Historians
    Professor in the Department of Nursing Dr. Phoebe Pollitt was recently awarded the Willie Parker Peace History Book Award for her book on the history of nursing, The History of Professional Nursing...
  • College of Health Sciences recognizes scholarship recipients and donors
    Over 65 students and donors gathered for the College of Health Sciences Annual Scholarship Reception on Monday, September 29th. The event is a unique opportunity for students and donors to meet and a...
  • 2014 Homecoming Tailgate!
    The College of Health Sciences invites you to stop by the College of Health Sciences Tailgate Tent to welcome back alumni and celebrate Homecoming on Saturday, October 11th. The tent will be set up...

College of Health Sciences partners with Wake Forest School of Medicine

Wake Forest Baptist, Appalachian State team up to train physician assistants

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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 Robbins
Director of Student Services
Phone: 828-262-8590
102 Edwin Duncan Hall

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