HS majors and minors learn about health-related professional pathways through our guest speaker series and other events in which alumni, local professionals, and other friends of the department share their wisdom with current students. Deconstructing Health is a daylong program co-sponsored by Alumni and Career Services each October. A&S NEXT is a weekend-long event hosted each January by the School of Arts & Sciences.  

Past Health Studies Events

Promotional Flyer for Women's Health in 2023

Women's Health in 2023: Family Planning, Health Promotion, & Reproductive Health in the U.S.

This program on women’s health, led by Dr. Terri Page, DNP, of Virginia Women’s Center and Dr. Nicole Karjane, MD, in the department of obstetrics & gynecology at the VCU School of Medicine, will provide UR students the chance to learn more about the role of nurse practitioners and OBGYNs in women’s health. The event will also provide a forum for the discussion of women’s health and reproductive health rights and needs in the U.S. from both medical and public health perspectives.

Sponsored by the Department of Health Studies, Pre-Health Studies, the Gottwald Speaker Series, WGSS, and will

Promotional Flyer for Where We Live Matters

Where We Live Matters: Equity, Health, and Housing

Please join the Department of Health Studies in welcoming Mariah Williams, M.U.R.P, a University of Richmond alum, to campus for her talk: ’Where We Live Matters: Equity, Health, and Housing.’

This event will be held in the Whitehurst Living Room on Tuesday, September 19th, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

Sponsored by the Gottwald Speaker Series, Africana Studies program, and the Department of Health Studies

Promotional Flyer Health Studies Ice Cream Social

Department of Health Studies Ice Cream Social and Photo Scavenger Hunt

The Department of Health Studies hosted  an ice cream social and photo scavenger hunt on September 7th.   This event is for interested students, minors and majors.  Come and greet faculty, compete to win prizes, and a possible spot on the website with your fabulous photography or just come and have fun.