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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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Honoring, praising and congratulating Appalachian's graduates at Fall 2018 Commencement

Pictured left to right: Provost Darrell Kruger, Eunice McSwain and Beaver College of Health Sciences Dean Marie Huff. Photo submitted.Boone, N.C. — ...

8 tips for a happy healthy 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...

Teens and mental health

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Kurt Michael says he got “a front-seat view of human suffering” while volunteering for a crisis line for three years as a psyc...

Susan Ballard

Appalachian alumna is Honolulu's first female police chief

BOONE, N.C. — In 1982, Susan Ballard ’79 shelled out $89 for a one-way ticket to Honolulu, Hawaii, with no firm career plans or living arrangement...

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Healthy Connections Newsletter Fall 2018