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
  • Recent update to Communication Disorders Clinic means improved care for patients and community
    BOONE- A technology upgrade to the Charles E. and Geneva S. Scott Scottish Rite Communications Disorders Clinic will allow it to provide faster and more comprehensive services to the community, said...
  • 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)....
  • College joins alliance to increase minorities entering the health professions in North Carolina
    Former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Louis W. Sullivan, recently met with 20 colleges, organizations and health agencies at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU)...

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

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