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Discover Degrees and Programs in Health and Wellness

How is the relationship between health and human rights defined? What is the leading cause of mortality in the US? How can you help marginalized populations get the care they need? You’ll be able to answer these questions and many more with a Health and Wellness degree from Curry College.

Students pursuing a Community Health and Wellness Degree at Curry College consult with a faculty member

Community Health and Wellness

Students choosing Community Health and Wellness can pursue careers as health educators in the area of community, government, health care or fitness. The program also meets the coursework criteria for eligibility to become a Certified Health Education Specialist.

Students and discuss topics in class with professor while pursuing a Public Health and Wellness Degree at Curry College

Public Health and Wellness

The Public Health and Wellness major prepares you to excel in your chosen public health and/or health-related career. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary for you to thrive in Public Health, Health Education, Promotion, Community Health Education, Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Nursing, and Medicine.

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Katherine Morrison

Katherine Morrison

Professor

Department
Health and Wellness

Melissa Weinstein

Melissa Weinstein

Assistant Professor, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Marie Gabour

Marie Gabour

Associate Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Bethanne O'Kelly

Bethanne O'Kelly

Associate Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Marcia Richards

Marcia Richards

Senior Lecturer, Health Education

Department
Health and Wellness

Kerry Smith

Kerry Smith

Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Robin Trask

Robin Trask

Lecturer

Department
Health and Wellness

Highlights in Health and Wellness

Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

Epidemiology Students Study the Science of COVID-19 in Real-Time

This fall, students studying epidemiology are using the coronavirus outbreak as a real-time case study to learn the science of COVID-19 by studying the patterns of the virus and how that data informs public health programs and policies.
At Curry College, Dr. Zachary Gross '11 Learned How to 'Shoot for the Stars'

At Curry College, Dr. Zachary Gross '11 Learned How to 'Shoot for the Stars'

"With the small classes, you could not hide if you were struggling. It pushed me to be at my very best every single day. I knew that if I put in the time and effort that I could excel, and that's exactly what happened."
Transformative Healthcare and Curry College Partner to Create  New Student Training Program in Emergency Medicine

Transformative Healthcare and Curry College Partner to Create New Student Training Program in Emergency Medicine

As part of its commitment to creating relevant, experiential learning opportunities for students, Curry College today announced a partnership with Transformative Healthcare to launch a unique emergency medical technician training program.
Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

Virtual Awards Celebration Recognizes the Best of Curry College

This year, the 51st Annual Curry College Awards Recognition Ceremony was held as a two-week social media campaign to honor the amazing accomplishments of the 2019-20 academic year. The annual awards recognized students for contributions to the College, including notable achievements in academics, athletics, arts, service, and social justice. In the multimedia series #CurryCollege2020awards, award winners were described as a “pinnacle of academic excellence,” and praised for “always going beyond the assignment.”
State-of-the-Art Analytical Technology Incites New Era of Research at Curry

State-of-the-Art Analytical Technology Incites New Era of Research at Curry

The Science and Research Center in the Learning Commons is now home to a series of new state-of-the-art analytical instruments that will allow students to uniquely identify and quantify organic compounds at the part-per-billion level, which is equivalent to measuring one drop of ink in a giant tanker truck.
Curry College Board of Trustees Vice Chair Kathryn M. Sardella ’67, M.Ed. ’81, Provost David Szczerbacki, Dr. Stephanie Walker, Zachary Pizzano and Candace Wallace, Class of 2023, Sarah Shane, President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr.

The Curry College Learning Commons Opens Second Phase

On September 4, 2019, the new Curry College Learning Commons, featuring the state-of-the-art Science and Research Center, opened in its second phase.
Curry College faculty and staff line the walkway to the Student Center, applauding members of the Class of 2023

Convocation Keynote Speaker Encourages Class of 2023 To Step Out of Their Comfort Zones

Embrace feeling uncomfortable. That is when you’ll learn the most about yourself and the world around you. This was the message to the incoming class of 2023 by keynote speaker and alumna Alicia Viscomi Williams ’09 Monday during the 2019 New Student Academic Convocation.
Curry College's Newest Faculty Memebers pose for a group shot

Welcome New Faculty! 2019-2020

The Curry College community welcomes our new faculty members to campus for the 2019-2020 academic year. They are enthusiastic and ready to empower our students to excel, dedicating themselves to success inside and outside the classroom.
John Fish, Hon. '19 and Curry College President Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr,

Curry College Confers Over 750 Degrees at 2019 Commencement

Curry College awarded 754 degrees during its Commencement Exercises on Sunday, May 19 at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts.

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Public Health at Curry College

Dr. Melissa Weinstein discusses the curriculum and career paths for students pursuing a degree in Public Health and Wellness at Curry College