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There are some 12,000 AHS alumni. Each has their own story, with a common thread: understanding what is, imagining what could be, and creating what will be through professional and personal practice. Connect with AHS to be inspired, and to inspire others.

40 Years EST. 1979

40 Years of Transforming Health Care Practice and Social Systems

On January 1 during the new year’s blizzard of 1979, AHS was established. Though our degree programs, people – and even our college’s name – have evolved, we were, are and always will be educators, discoverers, collaborators and advocates.

Learn how we’re creating a world in which every person can live a healthy and self-determined life.

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You make us proud

  • Tina Esposito

    Tina Esposito '97 BS HIM

    Listed among the "Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT," Tina advances technology to enhance patient-focused care

  • Luca Badetti

    Luca Badetti '15 PHD DIS

    In his life and work, Luca compels us to embrace our inabilities, becoming more complete and connected human beings

  • Brian Taliesin

    Brian Taliesin '13 MS HI

    Brian unites people, technology and data to make life-saving vaccines more available to the children of sub-Saharan Africa

  • Vanessa Ruiz

    Vanessa Ruiz '10 MS BVIS

    In her online gallery Street Anatomy, Vanessa explores the intersection between medical illustration and contemporary art in public spaces

  • Mike Gapski

    Mike Gapski '82 BS KINES

    As head athletic trainer for the Chicago Blackhawks, Mike helps the three-time Stanley Cup winning hockey team perform at its peak

  • Eric Meredith

    Eric Meredith '12 MS NUT

    Using his knowledge of nutrition, exercise and education, Eric creates comics that encourage children to eat right, stay fit and get healthy

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