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College of Health Professions

Welcome to the College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions prepares students for careers in the healthcare field. Through its professional, technical, clinical and academic programs, the college serves as an advocate for change and improvement in the field of healthcare services. The college also serves as a catalyst to expand and improve public perceptions of healthcare in the community.

School of Nursing Accreditation Notice


Dr. Gerald D. Redwine (Clinical Laboratory Science) Publishes Ph.D. Dissertation as Book

Congratulations to Dr. Gerald D. Redwine, Associate Professor in the Program of Clinical Laboratory Science, on the publication of his book Beyond Transformative Learning in African-American Adult Education: Religion, Health, and Permeated Learning as a New Model of Adult Learning (1st Edition). Dr. Redwine's new book is based on his dissertation and Ph.D. from Texas State University's Adult, Professional & Community Education program.

Dr. Gerald Redwine PhD Dissertation Publication

Dr. Carmen Adams - Texas State University's June Employee of the Month

Dr. Rodney Rohde, Dr. Carmen Adams, and Dr. Debbie Thorne

Dr. Adams has been part of the College of the Health Professions since 1998, and is currently the Administrative Assistant for the Program of Clinical Laboratory Science. She earned her first bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and has since earned several degrees from Texas State University including a B.A. with a double major in Mathematics and Sociology, an M.S.H.P - Masters in Health Service Research, and a Ph.D. in Adult, Professional, and Community Education. She currently lives in San Marcos with her best friend Arthur, a lovable 130-pound labrador/retriever. Congratulations, Dr. Adams!


Healthcare at Texas State University: Research. Academics. Community.

The Department of Communication Disorders' Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic on the @txstrrc (Texas State Round Rock Campus) will host the closing ceremony of the Restoration of Speech and Voice in Parkinson's (RSVP) summer program on August 1, 2019.

Learn more about this important program:

New Graduate Program for Spring 2019

Texas State's BSN Program Ranked #2 in Texas! ranked the top 50 nursing schools in Texas by analyzing current and historical NCLEX-RN "pass rates", meaning the percentage of graduates who pass the exam, out of the 119 RN programs in the state. Programs reviewed include schools that offer an Associate in Nursing (ADN/ASN), BSN, or Direct-Entry MSN Degree.


Leadership & Administration Master's in Nursing

2019 Faculty and Student Research Forum

This year's forum was a great success, featuring an increase in outstanding entries. Thank you, and congratulations to all participants for making this event a showcase of the dedication and skill found throughout all departments in the College of Health Professions. Click to view a list of the winning entries.

Dr. Rodney Rohde
Dr. Rodney E. Rohde, CLS Professor and Chair

Dr. Rodney E. Rohde, Fellow of the Association of Clinical Scientists

Congratulations to Dr. Rodney E. Rohde on becoming a Fellow of the Association of Clinical Scientists.  This is a designation bestowed by the Association of Clinical Scientists upon qualified members.  Fellows must be doctoral scientists who are experts in the education of and/or application of laboratory methods for elucidating, diagnosis, and treatment of human diseases.  The title, FACSc, denotes that the clinical scientists have ongoing specialized professional activities related to clinical expertise, research or teaching experiences, and/or significant advocacy efforts in the field of clinical laboratory science.  Thus, this is a title distinction that may be used behind their signature.   Dr. Rohde now joins this very selective group of only ~200 Fellows nationally.  For more information, please visit

Outstanding Graduate & Doctoral Student Awards 2019

Each year, one outstanding graduate and doctoral student from the Graduate College is selected to represent the College of Health Professions. This year, based upon their outstanding accomplishments, Frances Ulep was selected as the graduate student from the Department of Communication Disorders, and Justin Marburger was selected as the doctoral student from the Department of Physical Therapy.

Frances Ulep, CDIS
Outstanding Graduate Student
Justin Marburger, PT
Outstanding Doctoral Student


Outstanding Academic Student Award Winners 2019

Dean's Seminar 2018

Dr. Ruth B. Welborn presented Dr. Alex McLeod with a plaque in recognition of his presentation,
"Cyber-Analytics: Modeling Factors Associated with
Healthcare Data Breaches"



40th Anniversary


In December of 2012, we celebrated the 40th Anniversary of the College of Health Professions.

Click on the 40th Anniversary archives to view some fun facts and photos!