About AHS

The College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago is a multi-disciplinary community of health science scholars, educators, and students who contribute to the health and well-being of people, particularly those living in an urban environment.

Key accomplishments of the college include:

Our Research

Find out more about our research with this snapshot of the transformative research happening in AHS. These nine individuals represent a much larger faculty of AHS researchers---all of whom dedicate their careers to discovering new knowledge that transforms how people can live long and well.

Our Academic Programs


Students focus their studies in one of the following areas:

We offer a variety of degree options, including five bachelor's degrees, eight master's degrees, and five doctoral programs. We also offer three certificate programs.

The college encourages and accommodates the participation of persons with disabilities in all of its programs. Click here to view UIC's official statements and policies.

dean of ahs

Headshot of Dean Fernhall

Bo Fernhall, PhD

Dean since 2011
Professor of Kinesiology

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