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.


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8 tips for a health heart during the holidays, from an Appalachian expert

By Dr. Rebecca KappusDepartment of Health and Exercise Science, Appalachian State UniversityThe holiday season is here, and so is one of the unhealthi...

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Professor Stefan Frisch accepts Visiting Erskine Fellowship

Professor Stefan A. Frisch, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has accepted a Visiting Erskine Fellowship for Spring 2020 to be ...

Dr. Dave Williams

Fulbright Scholar Dr. David Williams to study biopharmaceutical ecosystems in Austria

Edited by Jessica StumpBOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Dr. Dave Williams, professor in the Beaver College of Health Sciences’ ...

The Dementia Awareness Club is building awareness about dementia because Awareness Improves Lives and Reduces Stigma

On September 30, the Dementia Awareness Club (DAC) held a viewing of the film, "Alive Inside: Music and Memory". About 50 people attended the viewing,...

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Healthy Connections Newsletter Fall 2019

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