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, attracts superior faculty and staff, and transforms health and quality of life for the communities we serve.


Lucas Saacks

Time to travel

Lucas Saacks, a junior exercise science major, aspires to be a Physical Therapist. He is from Cary, North Carolina and wanted to experience life outsi...

Blind Experiment

"Different, Different World"

On April 26, more than 130 ASU students and faculty participated in an experiential education called “Different, Different World”.  The event...

Appalachian is all in the family

Andrea Yontz pictured with son Joshua, a sophomore in Health and Physical Education (left) and Emily, a graduate student in Mathematical Sciences (rig...

Kathleen Jablonski

Kathleen Jablonski receives the North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2018 Outstanding Dietetics Student Award

Congratulations to Kathleen Jablonski, a nutrition graduate student, for her outstanding research, Evaluating Adherence to a Volume-Based Feeding...

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