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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.


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

We Have Big News!

The Departments of Respiratory Care (RC), Physical Therapy (PT), and Communication Disorders (CDIS) have moved from San Marcos to the Round Rock Campus. Communication Disorders (CDIS) 2nd clinic opened in Round Rock on September 1, 2018. We are excited about this move and invite you to learn more. For more information, please click to view the programs' frequently asked questions page.

Willow Hall picture from outside

Sitek 12-5-18

Communication Disorders welcomes Mary Sitek, M.A., CCC-SLP, the new speech-language pathologist at the
San Marcos clinic.

Read the story here.

 

Dr. Rohde

Dr. Rodney E. Rohde, CLS Professor and Chair, speaks about acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).
Read the story here.

New Graduate Program for Spring 2019

Dr. McLeodI am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Alexander McLeod as Chair of the Department of Health Information Management (HIM), effective January 1, 2019.  Please join me in congratulating
Dr. McLeod.

Dr. Ruth B. Welborn, Dean

 

Dr. Arzu Ari and Dr. Lynda Harkins

Congratulations to Respiratory Care faculty members Dr. Lynda Harkins for receiving the 2019 Online Teaching Award for her online course RC 5303, and Dr. Arzu Ari for receiving the award as runner-up for her online course RC 5305.

 

Leadership & Administration Master's in Nursing


2018 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 http://www.clinicalscience.org/index.html


Outstanding Graduate & Doctoral Student Awards 2018

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, Tiara Flores was selected as the graduate student from the Department of Respiratory Care, and Lina Padegimaite was selected as the doctoral student from the Department of Physical Therapy.

Flores
Tiara Flores, RC
Outstanding Graduate Student
padegimaite
Lina Padegimaite, PT
Outstanding Doctoral Student

 

Outstanding Academic Student Award Winners 2018


Dean's Seminar

 

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"


 


CHP IPEC Video


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!