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4000 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

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Christina B. Gunther, MA
Tel: 203-371-7948

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Careers in healthcare are expected to grow by 19% between 2014 and 2024 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015)

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The study of Health Science provides students with a broad base of knowledge that prepares them for a career in the health industry or continued study in an allied health profession.

The Health Science Program offers a variety of options for students:


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Latest News

Health Science Senior Capstone Poster Session

December 3, 2018

On behalf of the Health Science program, Dr. Clotilde Dudley-Smith & Professor Christina Gunther, cordially invite you to the Health Science Senior Capstone Poster Session on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Center for Healthcare Education Lobby.

Sacred Heart Helps Deliver Dresses for Girls in Resource-Poor Countries

September 12, 2018

Participants in Sacred Heart University’s Global Health Programs are working with the Southern Connecticut chapter of Dress A Girl to distribute dresses that volunteers are sewing for girls in disaster-stricken countries.

know the risks. know the resources. kNOw Vape.

September 10, 2018

The Human Journey Colloquia Series and the Departments of Public Health, Health Science and Psychology present “know the risks. know the resources. kNOw Vape.” on Wednesday, October 24, at 3:30 p.m. in University Commons. The guest speaker will be Dana Cavallo, Ph.D., assistant professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine. Dana Cavallo has conducted numerous studies regarding tobacco products with an emphasis on vaping. She will share her experience as a researcher and clinician working with adolescents and young adults.