Dean's Message

​​Jacksonville University’s, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences aspires to be the premier provider of healthcare science education. The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences is committed to preparing healthcare professionals for careers defined by excellence in practice, community service and lifelong professional development. Our core values include teaching, research and community engagement.   
Our college is well-positioned to provide students with the essential skills and hands-on training that they need to be competitive and thrive in high-demand jobs in the healthcare industry. The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences' faculty and staff are innovative, creative and engaged in advancing the knowledge and skills to improve the delivery of health and human services. Our College consists of the Keigwin School of Nursing, the School of Applied Health Sciences and the School of Orthodontics.  

The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences exists within two complexes, totaling 60,000 sq ft.  The addition of a new 30,000 sq ft. building in September of 2014 features dedicated classrooms, faculty and staff offices, meeting rooms and state-of-the-art simulation and multidisciplinary scientific and teaching labs, including the Simulation Training and Applied Research Center, the Nursing Clinical Skills Lab, the Speech Pathology Lab, the Running Biomechanics Laboratory, and the Center for Health and Human Performance.  

Learn More about the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences by visiting the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences website as your primary gateway to our programs. Our excellent program strengths and outcomes, professional intent, student success initiatives combined with positive energy create a strategic vision that ensures you a successful future.

Support Our Mission
The growth of our College relies on giving. We are fortunate to have the continued support of our community and Jacksonville University donors. Please consider supporting the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences as we strive for excellence in teaching, research and service. Please contact our Chief Advancement Officer Ms. Kimberly Jones at kmarian@ju.edu for more information. 

​Cheryl Bergman, PhD, APRN, CEN        
Interim Dean, Brooks Rehabilitation                                                  
College of Healthcare Sciences                    
cbergma@ju.edu 


View Dr. Bergman's CV.