Does becoming a high-tech, high-touch professional appeal to you? Our diversity of academic programs, research activities and outreach initiatives prepares graduates who are knowledgeable about the roles of many health professionals from a variety of fields. Expert faculty members, state-of-the-art facilities and rewarding partnerships with local agencies are hallmarks of our high-quality, active-learning environment. The professionals we train have moved on to do some amazing things. Perhaps you will join them.
Linking academia and the bedside
Nursing professor Margaret Bagnardi is changing patient care in Harrisonburg. In collaboration with Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Margaret empowers nurses to conduct research, implement evidence-based care and … Read more
Education and epidemic in South Africa
JMU health science professor Debra Sutton and her students join in the fight against the ravages of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in South Africa in a study abroad experience that works to help save lives … Read more
Encouraging healthier food choices
JMU alum and cooking enthusiast Nathan Lyon ('94) hosts a Discovery Health cooking show to help Americans understand that food is not only one of life's pleasures but also a key to better health … Read more
Hands-on learning abounds
Ask Hilary Jacobson ('09) about her Madison Experience, and you'll hear plenty — biotechnology studies, research opportunities, collaboration with supportive professors, global perspective, international service … Read more
Future social workers study at U.N.
Students from JMU's Department of Social Work got a broader perspective on global issues at the Global Social Work Conference held at Fordham University and Social Work Day at the United Nations … Read more
'77 Duke carries the Olympic torch
Jim Pivarnik ('77M) earned his master's in physical education at JMU. Today he's president of the American College of Sports Medicine and a professor of kinesiology and epidemiology at Michigan State University. Selected as a Coca-Cola Olympic torch bearer for the positive impact … Read more