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Applied Health Sciences

​Mission Statement
The School of Applied Health Sciences offers exceptional academic opportunity for the next generation of student learners. Inspired by our mission to integrate teaching, research, outreach with the creation of workforce ready health care professionals we provide interprofessional training opportunities in high fidelity laboratories and simulation training centers. Leadership skill training and internship industry opportunities inspire the innovation of our programs. Learn, advocate and be a helper in the healthcare profession.

Strategic Plan 2014-2017

  • Stimulate interest in learning and health care professional service
  • Create an environment that values innovative and experiential learning
  • Develop powerful community partnerships
  • Engage in community activities and serve as community board members to enhance the well-being of Jacksonville, Florida
  • Strategically target academic growth areas that result in an active and dedicated health care work force
  • Be recognized as the preeminent School of Applied Health Sciences by relentless pursuit of the highest core academic core values
Contact Info
Christine Sapienza, PhD  
Dean, College of Health Sciences
Program Director, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Email: csapien@ju.edu

Ms. Sally Lynch
Executive Administrator to the Dean, College of Health Sciences
College of Health Sciences
Email: slynch@ju.edu

Title IX:
Jacksonville University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or age in its programs and activities.  The following person(s) has/have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

James Williams, Director, Human Resources/904-256-7025

Kristie S. Gover, Ed.D., Chief Student Affairs Officer/Title IX Coordinator/904-256-7067