About Bouvé

Teamwork and Practice

An interdisciplinary approach to healthcare

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences offers four undergraduate programs and over 34 graduate programs within our three schools – health professions, nursing, and pharmacy, with an interdisciplinary emphasis that reflects today’s team approach to health care.

The mission of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences is to be a center of excellence in health professional education, research, and service. The structure of the college fosters cross-disciplinary interaction among faculty and students, encourages innovation in the education of both entry level and advanced practice health professionals, and recognizes the autonomy of each profession.

The College builds partnerships with health care delivery systems and the community in order to assure that Bouvé students and faculty have access to practice sites that prepare our graduates to meet the health care needs of our urban neighbors and society.

Bouvé Mission

To inspire/create the next generation of interprofessional healthcare leaders for the well-being of our global community.

Bouvé Vision

We seek to embrace the diversity inherent in humanity and capitalize on our opportunity to educate students, and generate and disseminate new knowledge for the betterment of health and healthcare for people everywhere.

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Areas of Excellence

  • Drug Discovery
  • Urban Population Health
  • Self-Care / Self-Management
  • Life Span / Healthy Aging

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Undergraduate and graduate students from the Bouvé College of Health Sciences reach across a wide range of health care professions and research areas making a major impact both locally and globally in the improvement of health and healthcare. Examples abound: working with faculty on a capstone project “Elder Abuse within Ethnic Communities”; volunteering at the Boston Marathon; winning the Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo Health Science Graduate Award for a project “Novel Pharmacotherapy for Treating Cognitive Dysfunction and Chronic Pain in Alzheimer’s Disease”; serving as a 2015-16 Schweitzer Fellow aiming to heighten awareness about the impact of social determinants of health on minority and low-income communities; and providing integrated primary care while on co-op at the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program.

Bouvé students work with top-notch faculty, world renowned researchers, outstanding co-op employers, and a diverse community, to serve others and make their marks on the world. Our stimulating environment encourages students to reach their maximum potentials and make valuable contributions to society. Bouvé students learn the value of teamwork through interprofessional and compassionate approaches to care both in the classroom and in real-world settings.

Our faculty are dedicated student mentors who also make discoveries in science and practice, develop and advance policies that shape healthcare, and translate knowledge. Faculty and students work together in teams to learn, discover, explore, invent, and inspire.

Our quality academic offerings are extensive and diverse, with new programs being initiated regularly to respond to the needs of society. Please explore our website and find the connection that aligns with your passion. With the support of our dedicated faculty and staff you may one day join the legions of Bouvé alumni who are proud of their education, and continue to make a difference in the world of contemporary healthcare. We invite you to learn and explore with us.

Susan L. Parish, PhD
Bouvé College of Health Sciences
Northeastern University