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College of Health Professions

Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences

This program was designed as a hybrid distance learning program with the cooperation and commitment of the nine departments of the College.  Structured as a four-year course of study, it is intended to meet the critical need for doctorally prepared allied health professionals across the nation in the areas of teaching, research and administration.

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Recent News

  • VCU Allied Health Alumni Magazine
    Oct 12, 2016

    We invite you to explore the latest issue of the VCU Allied Health Alumni Magazine, especially the cover story about the new College of Health Professions building designed to unify faculty, staff and students for greater success

  • Doctoral Student Recognized
    Apr 13, 2016

    Doctoral Student Recognized as Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Practitioner

    James S. Furstein, CRNA, DNAP, MSN, a student in the Nurse Anesthesia specialty track of the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences, and alumnus of the VCU DNAP Program, received the 30th Annual Alice Magaw Outstanding Clinical Anesthesia Practitioner Award at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) 2015 Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Doctoral Student Receives Award for Poster
    Nov 11, 2015

    Elizabeth Leibach, a doctoral student in the Clinical Laboratory Science specialty track of the Doctoral Program in Health Related Sciences, was recognized at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.