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UMass Lowell College of Health Sciences offers programs for the modern health-care professional, many of which lead directly to licensure. Check them out.

Delivering Real-World Experiences

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Haylee Dussault
Nutritional Science, Public Health

Haylee Dussault was a part of the first class of students in the Master of Public Heath Dietetics program. Shortly after graduation, she passed the registered dietitian exam and landed her dream job.

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May Futrell
Nursing

As a young nursing student on hospital duty, May Futrell was struck by the neglect of elderly patients, which ultimately defined her career and helped implement the first graduate program in the U.S. to educate primary-care gerontological nurse practitioners.

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Michael McCormack
Medical Laboratory Science

The Medical Lab Science program helped Michael McCormack use his problem-solving skills to land a job learning how diseases occur.

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UMass Lowell student Ellen Panetto pictured in a lab coat looking into a microscope in one of the health sciences labs
Ellen Panetto
Medical Laboratory Science

Ellen Panetto was always interested in anatomy and how the body works, but wasn't sure exactly what area she wanted to work in. Her clinical rotation experiences led to her decision to pursue a career as a pathologists' assistant.

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Health Sciences News

  • exercise science student Veronica Maksymenko

    Exercise Science Student on the Fast Track

    Veronica Maksymenko is on track to earn her bachelor's degree in exercise science in three years, paving the way for her to begin the doctor of physical therapy program next summer at the age of 17.
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  • A student smiles while holding her head and stretching with other students in a classroom

    ‘Honor Yourself Week’ Shines Light on Student Wellness

    “Honor Yourself Week,” a new initiative co-sponsored by the Honors College and UMatter2, provides students with tips and resources for incorporating wellness into their daily routines.
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  • Transene research team

    Students Help Local Company Find Safer Alternatives to PFAS

    With the help of a student research team, Transene Company is offering etching solutions to its semiconductor customers that don't contain the toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
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