Congratulations to the 2014 Allied Health graduates, well prepared for the evolving health care industry. Front row: Gaelle Lamour, Natacha Eustache, Kim Percario, Sharon Barreno, Christina Rios, Nicole Rios; Back row: Tamara Fenderson, Jennifer Ampofo, Alexsys Santiago.
Senior Gaelle Lamour describes her Allied Health internship at a pharmaceutical company and her long term professional goals.
Allied Health Studies major Jennifer Ampofo – originally from Newark, NJ – grew up splitting her time between Ghana and the United States and dreams of opening a hospital in Ghana. Read Jennifer's Story
With a basis in the College's liberal arts tradition, the Allied Health program gives students an overview of issues in health and health care delivery and provides specific training in management and leadership. Students learn to be ethical members of the health care profession dedicated to assessing and addressing the needs of society and improving health and wellness for individuals, groups and populations.
1. Provides training for excellent career opportunities in a growing field
2. Flexible internship requirements with ties to local institutions
3. Wide range of classes including Epidemiology, Ethics and Business of Health
Students gain knowledge of complex health care systems, institutions, and delivery methods. Valuable skills instilled throughout the program include decision making, clear and effective communication, cross-cultural understanding, and engagement with ethical guidelines.
The Health Care field is rapidly expanding, and graduates of the program have found positions in areas such as hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, doctor's offices, insurance companies, health care agencies, and corporate and commercial settings. In addition, our specialization in Personal Fitness Training has allowed graduates access to careers with sports teams, health complexes and athletic programs.
"The professors and staff are committed to the highest level of care and support. The passion for what they do is evident, and their knowledge and wisdom empowers the students to excel in all aspects of their lives."
"Professor Kathleen Carozza recently presented a paper entitled "Improving School Wellness in your Community: Practical and Cost Effective Solutions" at the Children’s Health Summit in Morristown, New Jersey."