Mission Statement

The Jacksonville University, Brooks College of Healthcare Sciences, School of Applied Health Sciences offers exceptional academic opportunities for the next generation of student learners. The School of Applied Health Sciences is comprised of the innovative and exciting new Communication Sciences and Disorders, Health Informatics, Kinesiology and Mental Health Counseling departments. Inspired by its mission to integrate teaching, research, outreach with the creation of workforce ready health care professionals, the School of Applied Health Sciences provides interprofessional training opportunities in high-fidelity laboratories and simulation training centers, leadership skill training, and industry internship opportunities.  The School of Applied Health Sciences inspires students to learn, advocate, and strive towards leadership roles in applied health sciences.

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Contact Us

Christine Sapienza, PhD
Dean, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences
Program Director, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Email: csapien@ju.edu

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