Department News

  • Nancy Farrell, MS '12, RDN, received an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics award in their Showcasing our Nutrition Heroes series.



Read more about this honor in the Free Lance Star newspaper article Local Dietitian Recognized an 'Nutrition Hero'


  • Malena Perdomo, MS '08, RD, CDE, wrote a cookbook, Maya's Secrets, focused on healthy recipes from Latin American cuisine that was published by the American Cancer Society.
  • Ainsley Malone, MS '00, was interviewed by the Fort Mill Times for her role on an interdisciplinary team in the creation of a model to improve nutrition intervention.


University Mission

To serve the nation through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of

knowledge dedicated to improving the health of its people.


University Vision

To achieve national recognition as the premier interprofessional health sciences University. 


College of Health Professions Mission

To prepare exceptional healthcare professionals for leadership and evidence-based practice within a collaborative delivery

model through student centered programs that offer cutting-edge curricula.


College of Health Professions Vision

The College will be the premier Interprofessional Health Sciences College that advances academic excellence, furthers

innovative research, serves with integrity and respects diversity.

Core Values

Civility  •  Diversity  •  Excellence  •  Innovation  •  Integrity  •  Scholarship • Teamwork 

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