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School of Health Sciences

Saint Francis of Assisi had a legendary gift for caring. Saint Francis University, in turn, has helped thousands of students find their vocations in healthcare. In our School of Health Sciences you will find innovative educational opportunities and experiences to prepare you to provide competent, compassionate, and ethical care to regional and global communities including the medically underserved in rural areas.

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    HealthSciences_Don Walkovich_Contact Info

    Dr. Donald Walkovich MS, OTR/L    
    Dean, School of Health Sciences    
    E-mail Dr. Walkovich
    Phone: 814.472.3075     

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  • School Highlights:

    • The on-site DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness allows you to incorporate research and hands-on practice into your curricula.
    • Construction is beginning on a new Health Sciences Experiential Learning Commons  for interdisciplinary collaboration.
    • Opportunities exist for leadership development, service learning, and international clinical experiences.
    • Entire professional programs can be completed here, no need to transfer to another university.
    • All courses are taught by faculty who are experts in their fields. Many faculty members maintain clinical practices as well.
    • Freshman-entry into all Health Science programs: you are guaranteed progression provided you meet the advancement criteria.
    • Graduate admissions exist based upon availability for OT, PT, and Physician Assistant Sciences programs.

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