Athletic Training

We combine clinical training, classroom teaching, distance-based education & research

Occupational Therapy

An innovative, hybrid graduate program  

Physician Assistant Studies

State-of-the-art labs, modern technology & highly-reputed faculty

Physical Therapy
An integrated, patient-centered curriculum
Respiratory Care

The longest-running bachelor’s degree program in Virginia.

Welcome from Dean Timothy Ford

Dean Ford's BLog

The Dynamic World of Health Professions

There has never been a better time to consider the health professions as a career choice.   Nationally and globally we are seeing dramatic changes in how healthcare is delivered, with an increasing emphasis on primary care, affordability and accountability, disease prevention, team-based approaches to healthcare and the patient-centered medical home model.   Read More

  • Ebola – a cry for help, or a call for action?

    On September 30, 2014, the CDC announced the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States. CDC’s director has no doubt that the case will be contained. We hope he is right, but either way this is a pivotal moment… Read More

Life in the Health Professions

Physician Assistant Studies
Occupational Therapy
Athletic Training
Cork Street Building
Division of Nursing
Health Professions Building
Physical Therapists Assist in Haiti
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Inter-professional Education

Preparing leaders & practitioners for the evolving world of health care.

The School of Health Professions relies on the deep experiences of a future-focused faculty and hands-on experiences in clinical rotations. The school partners with a collaborative and close ally, the Winchester Medical Center.