University of Illinois Chicago, College of Applied Health Sciences

The College of Applied Health Sciences is a socially conscious, research-intensive academic community whose mission is to broaden understanding of applied health sciences and disability. We strive to identify and meet the health needs of our society and pursue our mission by:

  • Educating health professionals and scholars who excel in a complex, multicultural world;
  • Discovering and translating new knowledge that transforms health care practice, social systems and related technologies for the benefit of individuals, families and communities;
  • Collaborating with our urban community partners in mutually beneficial ways;
  • Providing health services of the highest quality with emphasis on eliminating health disparities affecting individuals and communities; and
  • Advocating for public policies, perceptions, and practices that lead to the inclusion and participation of people with disabilities in society.