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University of Tulsa Adds New College Program to Campus

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The University of Tulsa has decided to add a College of Health Sciences to their campus to further opportunities for students and faculty while improving the well-being of residents in the community, according to a press release. This new college will begin operations on Jan. 1, 2015, under the leadership of a dean and vice president for health sciences.

"The formation of a College of Health Sciences affords The University of Tulsa with new opportunities for student and faculty recruitment, research and interdisciplinary programs," TU President Steadman Upham said. "More importantly, this new college increases our ability to contribute to improved health and wellness across Tulsa and, in fact, Oklahoma where the medical field is in constant need of highly skilled professionals."

The College of Health Sciences will bring together several existing TU programs, including nursing, physician's assistant/pre-med, athletic training, exercise and sports science, and communication disorders.Additionally, the new college will house TU's faculty of community medicine and advance their strong partnership with the Laureate Institute for Brain Research.



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