Roosevelt University creates new health sciences college

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CHICAGO — Roosevelt University is creating a new college focused on health care education.

Officials at the Chicago university said the College of Science, Health and Pharmacy combines existing programs in science and pre-health. The new college includes 16 total academic programs.

Dr. Melissa Hogan and Dr. Kelly Wentz-Hunter have been named as the college’s co-deans.

Hogan has been dean of the College of Pharmacy since 2016 and Wentz-Hunter has been chair of the Biological, Physical and Health Sciences Department since coming to Roosevelt in 2006.

“We are facing a new era in health care,” Wentz-Hunter said in a statement. “We have a unique opportunity to leverage our successful programs and provide a more holistic approach in training and educating our future professionals, guided by our social justice mission.”


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