Health Sciences

Department Chair: Gul Tiryaki-Sonmez (Apex Building, Room 265)

Program Directors: Andrea Boyar, Dietetics, Foods, and Nutrition, B.S. (Gillet Hall, Room 421-A); Danna Ethan, Health Education and Promotion, B.S. (Gillet Hall, Room 431-C); Jacob Eubank, Recreation Education (APEX, Room 267); Tailisha Gonzalez, Public Health, B.S. (Gillet Hall, Room 422-D); Hyangmi Kim, Therapeutic Recreation, B.S. (APEX, Room 267); Gul Tiryaki-Sonmez, Exercise Science, B.S. (APEX, Room 265); Amy White, Health Services Administration, B.S. (Gilet Hall, Room 422-D)

Department Faculty: Professors: Craig Demmer, Danna Ethan, Gul Tiryaki-Sonmez; Associate Professors: Andrea Boyar, Chul-Young Roh, Maria Isabel Roldos Prosser, Lalitha Samuel, Brad Schoenfeld; Assistant  Professors: Emilie Adams, Andrew Alto, Katherine Burt, Charles Cange, Ileana Carillo, Jacob Eubank, Andrew Kim, Hyangmi Kim, Douglas Oberlin; Lecturers: Lisa Fusco, Marina Stopler; Sub-Lecturers: Tailisha Gonzalez, Kezia Hercules, Amy White

The Department of Health Sciences offers students the opportunity to study health education, nutrition, recreation, exercise science, recreation, therapeutic recreation and health services administration; to learn to provide technical assistance in the analysis of health problems, policy formation, and management; and to acquire professional skill in the delivery of services in health, nutrition, and health services administration. The Department offers seven programs of study: (1) Dietetics, Foods, and Nutrition, B.S.; (2) Exercise Science, B.S.; (3) Health Education and Promotion, B.S.; (4) Health Services Administration, B.S.; (5) Recreation Education, B.S., (6) Therapeutic Recreation, B.S and (7) Public Health, B.S. Some of these programs offer optional specializations. The Department offers an interdisciplinary minor in developmental disabilities and participates in the interdisciplinary Women's Studies Program.