Preparing leaders, professionals and scholars to improve the health and welfare of persons and communities in local, national and global settings.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides an innovative academic environment for students interested in improving the lives and health of vulnerable populations. HHS faculty enhance student learning by connecting classroom instruction with ongoing intervention research, meaningful field experiences and community outreach efforts. Students complete a rigorous interdisciplinary program of study and master valuable professional skills. HHS students are well prepared to launch their careers or pursue additional graduate training to help solve pressing problems and deliver exceptional health and human services.

Department Chair

Patricia A. Wren

Patricia A. Wren, Ph.D., MPH
Professor, Public Health

Administrative Assistant

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Judy Garfield
Administrative Assistant Intermediate