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Brooks College of Health

Dean's Message

Mei ZhaoThank you for your interest in the Brooks College of Health at the University of North Florida! UNF is a strong partner of top health organizations throughout our area, and we are proud to work together to meet the healthcare needs of our region and beyond. UNF has a strong reputation as a premiere educator of healthcare professionals, and employers seek out our students. Our mission in the Brooks College of Health is to provide specialized programming in a wide range of healthcare fields including Nursing, Public Health, Mental Health Counseling, Health Administration, Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy and Nutrition. Our unique institutes and centers further enhance our mission, providing students innovative opportunties to engage in our community.

Students in Brooks have transformational learning opportunities that change the way they look at the world around them. This includes hands-on research, work in state-of-the art simulation centers, study abroad, internships and academic clubs. We are grateful for our many partners who help funds scholarships and professorships that support our students and faculty members and for our community colleagues for the great training environments they provide our students.

We hope you will come and visit our campus. Once you do, we know you will want to come back. I look forward to welcoming you to the Brooks College of Health!

Mei Zhao, PhD
Interim Dean, Brooks College of Health
University of North Florida

Learn more about the Brooks College of Health

Since our inception in 1988, the Brooks College of Health has strived to play an integral part in the mission and vision of UNF by ensuring depth and quality in our graduate and undergraduate programs. Today, you will find few colleges that match our dedication to student success and our emphasis on excellence and innovation in teaching, scholarship, and service.

We know there is no one like you. We believe there is no place quite like this. While academic rigor and meticulous professional experiences are the hallmarks of an education at the Brooks College of Health, there is very much a culture of caring.

I hope you will take some time to learn more about the Brooks College of Health and all that we have to offer. While exploring our program offerings, college news, alumni activities, and faculty home pages, you will find that we are dedicated to providing the utmost in quality health care education.