Health and Human Development students, faculty, staff, and community work together to improve the quality of life across the lifespan through research, education, and action. Our alumni are in professions that enrich health and well-being, fitness and activity, and living environments for individuals, families, and communities. We’re glad you’re here! Get to know us! Meet Dean Farrell J. Webb.
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Our relationship with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Roy and Roxie Campanella Foundation is founded in a shared love for the profession of physical therapy. Sixty years ago, baseball Hall of Famer Roy Campanella had a bright career playing for the Dodgers. He was also paving the way for other athletes of color to get into major league baseball. But a car accident that left him paralyzed threatened all he had worked for. Meet their daughter, Joni Campanella Roan, friend to the College and watch the video. Read more
When coffee is roasted, prior to packaging and sale, it exudes volatile organic compounds which can cause respiratory illness in workers over the long term. A key to keeping workplaces healthy is to communicate the risks and the remedies, and to do that, a clear understanding of the problem is necessary. Environmental and Occupational Health Department Chair Nola Kennedy and faculty Tony Machado, and Gev Kazanchyan authored an article for a coffee industry magazine to help coffee roasters keep the workplace healthy. Read more
Every spring, the College celebrates a select group of students who were recommended by faculty for Dean's Awards as Outstanding Students in HHD. We recognize the dedication, accomplishment and vitality they brought to their studies, our campus, and our communities. Each of these students demonstrates what we mean when we call HHD "the College of Life." Read more
The Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) is the accrediting body for the Health Administration. Recently, the organization established a Hall of Fame Award, with Health Sciences Faculty Emeritus Janet Reagan as a member of the inaugural cohort. Reagan has made significant contributions to the field of healthcare management education through her involvement with AUPHA since 1976 with over forty years of service. Read more