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2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences

Health and Biomedical Sciences

Department Chair: Stanley Dobias

Vice-Chair: Julie Cook

Vice-Chair: Sebastian Farrell

Research Coordinator: Russell Butler

Faculty: Karen Austin, Lenore Brantley, Ernie Bursey, Russ Butler, Chris Campbell, Julie Cook, Glenice DeBique, Stan Dobias, Nadia Edwin, Sebastian Farrell, Bridget Jackson, Stefanie Johnson, Chris Litten, Bryan Lounsberry, Janis Lowry, Mary Melvin, Alicia Patterson, Anael Santos, Jack Scarbrough, Carlo Semerzier, Zdravko Stefanovic, Beverly Stevens, Veon Stewart, Shelly-Ann Taylor

Adjunct Professional Faculty: Edith Britton, Althiea Farrell, Michael Lay, Steve Paquet, Sagarika Sahu, Fernanda Santos, Judy Shamp

Mission Statement

The Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences seeks to enhance the spiritual, physical, ethical, and cultural lives of the students at Adventist University of Health Sciences, and offers degree programs that would enhance the quality of healthcare.

It provides general education courses to students who are:

  • Enrolled in a professional program;
  • Seeking admission into a professional program;
  • Desiring to encapsulate the first two years of general education courses into an Associate of Science degree in Pre-Professional Studies; and
  • Working toward completion of degrees offered by the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences.

Statement on General Competencies

The Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences requires that its students must be competent in English, mathematics, religion, and basic sciences, including chemistry, biology, and physics. The students will be evaluated by means of the Proficiency Profile test.

General Education Studies Admission

Applicants who meet the general requirements for admission to Adventist University of Health Sciences (see General College Admission  in the Admission Information  section) will enroll in general education courses offered by the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences.