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The Center for Interdisciplinary Health Studies and Practice identifies Worcester State University expertise and resources to address health-related issues in Worcester and beyond. We focus on public health systems, workforce development, and community partnerships on- and off-campus. Our research and teaching responds to current local, national, and international health needs.We help enhance student learning and success in the health and health-related professions through interdisciplinary collaboration, initiatives, and community outreach related to health policy and wellness. We also connect students with internship, practica, clinical, and job placement opportunities.
Download the Greater Worcester Community Health Improvement Plan Annual Report for 2017:
If you are a WSU student in a health or health-related profession and interested in getting involved in our work or finding an internship in the Worcester area, then explore LancerLink (WSU Career Services' free online internship and job database):
Additionally, be sure to review the internship position descriptions made available through the Academic Health Collaborative of Worcester.
Our committee is comprised of faculty representatives who serve as liaisons to each of WSU’s health-related departments:
508-929-8881Communication Sciences and Disorders
Joanne Gallagher Worthley
508-929-8333Dean, School of Education, Health, and Natural Sciences
508-929-8243Director of Title IX and Alcohol & Drug Prevention Education