WCU's College of Health and Human Sciences provides award-winning professional programs in a wide variety of health care fields. Its faculty and students are involved in groundbreaking research and community service through on-site clinics and outreach programs. Students in all fields gain experience while providing care to the rural communities surrounding WCU.
The first of a new academic tie to community engagement is now underway at WCU.
Lauren Teague is a Registered Dietitian who works in the outpatient facility for the Haywood Regional Hospital seeing patients with a wide array of conditions. Lauren specializes in providing nutrition counseling for diabetes patients in both one-on-one sessions and group classes. She is also responsible for various leadership opportunities in Haywood County.
Western Carolina's Health and Human Sciences Building was designed and constructed specifically to meet the educational needs of 21st-century training for healthcare professions. This includes high-tech classroom and lab space for a wide range of fields.Learn More