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Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences

Cultivating Proactive Problem Solvers

At the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences, we’re preparing the next generation of health science professionals to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges — from opioid addiction and a growing aging population to the obesity epidemic and more.

The Zuckerberg College is a unique and exciting combination of health professionals, researchers and educators—all committed to finding ways to advance the health of our region, our nation and the world. With hands-on learning, community programs, real-world research projects and topnotch faculty, the college provides opportunities that inspire students to make a difference in the world.

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Delivering Real-World Experiences

  • Jessica Saad
    Community Health & Sustainability

    Looking back, Jessica Saad doesn’t take for granted how much UMass Lowell —and community health especially— helped prepare her for life outside of college.

  • Isaura Jimenez

    Three bus rides, a different language and a challenging curriculum were not roadblocks for Isaura Jimenez on her path to a nursing degree. She saw them as challenges to be met.

  • Haley LaFreniere
    Exercise Physiology, Physical Therapy

    Motivated to help patients regain strength to live their best possible lives, Haley LaFreniere was inspired early on by her mom to pursue a health-related field.

  • Susan Gordon
    Doctor of Nursing Practice

    With a dual nurse practitioner certification in adult acute care and gerontology, Gordon enrolled in UMass Lowell’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program to learn leadership skills to help her improve care, especially for older adults.

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