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College of Health Sciences 5 Message from the Dean

Message from the Dean

Daniel Czech light

Welcome to the College of Health Sciences, or as we call ourselves TEAM CHS. Our mindset is based on (TOBS) Trust, Optimism, Belongingness, and Servant Leadership. This mindset is paramount to our foundation as we interact with you. You are never a bother to us; in fact, you are WHY we work daily.

Our TEAM CHS programs are outstanding. We take pride that:

  • We are nationally accredited.
  • We are a strong practice college with significant depth and breadth of faculty in all health science disciplines.
  • Our outstanding dedicated faculty are nationally and internationally known researchers, teachers, and clinicians.
  • We want you to experience PRAXIS, applying theoretical foundations to practical applications, so that you are ready to take on tomorrow’s challenges in a rapidly changing health care environment.

We offer a broad array of health care programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our students pursue their passion to be nurses, advanced practice nurses, occupational therapists, public health practitioners, nutritionists, athletic trainers, exercise specialists, sports managers, recreation managers and therapists, early childhood educators, medical laboratory scientists, medical informatics specialists, health administrators, environmental health scientists, and family services providers. In addition, we offer an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and an online Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD).

Real world practice, health care experience, and innovative scholarship create a vibrant learning environment to help you achieve your professional goals at EKU. We look forward to helping you achieve your career goals in the Health Sciences. Step with us into an evolving and exciting new world of health through some of the best programs in the country. Lastly, please stop by my office in Rowlett 203 when you have time. I would like to meet you. Remember you are never a bother to us!

Yours in TOBS,

Daniel R. Czech, PhD, Dean

College of Health Sciences

521 Lancaster Ave.
203 Rowlett Building
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1523
Fax: 859-622-1140