Health and Biomedical Sciences
Department Chair: Stanley Dobias
Vice-Chair: Julie Cook
Vice-Chair: Sebastian Farrell
Research Coordinator: Russell Butler
Faculty: Karen Austin, Russ Butler, Chris Campbell, Julie Cook, Glenice DeBique, Stan Dobias, Nadia Edwin, Sebastian Farrell, Bridget Jackson, Stefanie Johnson, Bryan Lounsberry, Janis Lowry, Alicia Patterson, Anael Santos, Carlo Semerzier, Zdravko Stefanovic, Veon Stewart, Shelly-Ann Taylor, Yvette Saliba, Andy Lampkin, Jeffrey Steinke
Adjunct Professional Faculty: Edith Britton, Althiea Farrell, Michael Lay, Steve Paquet, Sagarika Sahu, Gretchka Mair Hernandez, Lenore Brantley, Ernie Bursey, Chris Litten, Mary Melvin, Jack Scarbrough
The Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences seeks to enhance the spiritual, physical, ethical, and cultural lives of the students at AdventHealth University, 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.
Registration and Advising
All students in the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences will have a registration hold placed on their account prior to registration. To remove the hold, students must meet with his or her advisor to discuss and review alignment of registration plans and future program goals.
General Education Studies Admission
Applicants who meet the general requirements for admission to AdventHealth University (see General College Admission in the Admission Information section) will enroll in general education courses offered by the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences.