The future of health is here.
URI, South County Health sign memorandum of understanding to work together to improve community health, educate health care professionals.
Big changes are coming in health care and wellness, and URI is ready for them.
Providers from all of today’s health care sectors—doctors, nurses, pharmacists, mental health professionals, hospital administrators, community agencies, home care providers and more—need to work together to improve care, make people healthier, and reduce costs. The best way to train professionals to succeed in this new model? Collaborate.
URI’s Academic Health Collaborative brings together a range of disciplines that focus on human health and wellness, creating a unique space for interdisciplinary teaching, research and innovation you won’t find anywhere else. Our students won’t just be prepared to participate in the future of health care. They’ll be ready to lead it.
three branches. no borders.
The College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Health Sciences make up the academic core of the Collaborative. Students and faculty across all of these academic programs have opportunities to work side by side on interdisciplinary teams doing teaching, research, and service.
RESEARCH AND OUTREACH
The Institute for Integrated Health and Innovation serves as a place for exploring creative health care ideas and fostering research, partnerships, and community engagement. The Institute not only facilitates interdisciplinary teaching and learning, but it also builds strong relationships with local health care providers and community members.
The Shared Services Office oversees the administrative needs of all parts of the Collaborative, creating an efficient center for all support services. The office directs business operations, manage technology needs, and maintain contracts with community partner sites to facilitate experiential learning opportunities.