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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

  • 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.

  • Pascale Jean-Jacques
    Community Health, President of SISTERS

    Pascale acquired the skills to make a difference through hands-on experiences in her major and through shepherding the young campus organization SISTERS (Sisters of Integrity Striving Toward Empowerment, Respect and Success) through a growing phase.

  • Terrie Enis
    Physical Therapy

    Terrie Enis’ college experience is quite different from most. She was married with a two-year old daughter when she decided to go back to college full time to earn her bachelor’s degree in physical therapy.

  • Ruchika Shah
    Nursing

    The scholarships and financial aid Ruchika received from UMass Lowell helped tremendously in keeping her education affordable.

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