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College of Health Sciences


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College of Health Sciences

Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
855 S. New Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Dr. Linda Adams
Phone: 610-436-2825
Fax: 610-436-2860

Marge Curran
Secretary, Dean
Phone: 610-436-2825

Ray Zetts
Associate Dean
Phone: 610-436-2825

Debra Murray
Budget Manager
Phone: 610-738-2385

Amanda Blue
Outreach Business Manager
Phone: 610-738-0411

The College of Health Sciences includes the Communication Sciences & Disorders, Health, Kinesiology, Nursing, Nutrition and Sports Medicine Departments. The College mission is to provide high quality undergraduate and graduate education, as well as, lifelong learning opportunities. This is accomplished through the teaching, scholarly, and service activities of the faculty, staff, and students. The College of Health Sciences is committed to the themes and standards established in the West Chester University Strategic Plan (2013 and beyond), Building on Excellence.

Meet Dean Adams


"Integrating Mindfulness Into Your Classroom"

Ali and Atman Smith
Andres Gonzalez
Holistic Life Foundation

Thursday April 14, 2016
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Brandywine Hall, Room 031

Andy, Atman, and Ali, the co-founders of the Holistic Life Foundation, a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization have been bringing yoga & mindfulness to under-served communities for over 12 years, both in their hometown of Baltimore, Maryland and internationally. Their first afterschool program of just 20 kids was phenomenally successful. Within just 2 months, all of the kids in the program were no longer getting detentions, were showing up to their classes, and, for the first time ever, passing all of their classes. Read More

"Racial Healing: A Public Health Imperative"

Dr. Gail C. Christopher, D.N.
Senior Advisor and Vice President
W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Sykes Theater, Sykes Union Building

Dr. Gail Christopher is senior advisor and vice president at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. In this role, she leads the foundation's Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation (TRHT) enterprise and serves on the president's cabinet that provides overall direction and leadership for the foundation. Read More

Pat and Diane Croce Donate $250,000 to the Center for Contemplative Studies
February 18, 2016

Picturing the whirlwind of energy that is Pat Croce – the Philly-area's favorite fitness guru, former Sixers owner, entrepreneur, biker and pirate aficionado – seated in a meditative pose, still and quiet for more than a moment seems impossible, yet he does it, and says it makes him a better leader. Read More »