College of Health Sciences Research

 

A major focus of the College of Health Sciences is the discovery of new knowledge through research. We believe that our research is impactful due to our multidisciplinary philosophy.

 

Cardiopulmonary Sciences: Respiratory Care Research

Clinical Nutrition Research

Communication Disorders and Sciences Research

Health Systems Management Research

Medical Laboratory Science Research

Religion, Health and Human Values Research

 

Lauren Little, PhD
Meeting Autism in the middle
Lauren Little, PhD, OTR/L, develops occupational therapy programs to help autistic children while considering the circumstances of their families.

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Sandra Gomez-Perez
Ignore the Role of Fat in Health? VAT Chance
Like many of us, Sandra Gomez-Perez, PhD, RD, LDN, is concerned about body fat, especially fat around the abdominal area. For Gomez-Perez, though, the issue isn’t about personal appearance. It’s an important component of disease prevention.

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George Fitchett
Making Research a Part of Spiritual Care
George Fitchett, DMin, PhD, professor and director of research in the Department of Religion, Health and Human Values at Rush University’s College of Health Sciences, is a pioneer in the effort to use research to assess the effectiveness of spiritual care in hospitals and other health care settings.

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