Department of Health Science

The Department of Health Science provides high quality programs to prepare you to enter careers or graduate programs in current and emerging health related fields.



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Department Chair
Daniel Gales, Ph.D.

161 Willis Health Professions Building, Lock Haven University


(570) 484-2417

Our programs of study are designed to assist the student in developing the skills necessary to enter into a complex and changing global society with confidence and competence.

Members of our faculty hold advanced degrees with a wide range of expertise. They are active in scholarly work in their respective fields, regularly become involved in presentations to national and state conferences, publish in peer-reviewed journals, provide leadership in professional organizations, and receive grants. You will find all faculty members serving as academic advisers to students in the major that allows for close academic and career planning.

Lock Haven University provides exceptional, state of the art facilities for the Health Science program. There are athletic training facilities, an exercise physiology lab, rehabilitation center, and gross human anatomy (cadaver dissection) lab. 

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