Key Highlights of the Program

  • A strong didactic program combined with advanced research in Allied Health Sciences 
  • Opportunities to work with outstanding faculty with expertise in health services
  • Prepares interprofessional, research-focused, and clinically-oriented faculty in the health sciences
  • Produces scholars capable of advancing the discovery, dissemination and application of new knowledge in the health sciences


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For Questions About The Program 

Raymond Chong, PhD
Program Director
 rchong@augusta.edu

Philip McCants
Progam Coordinator 
(706) 721- 3278
 pmccants@augusta.edu

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About the Program

The PhD program in Applied Health Sciences (AHS) is an interdisciplinary program to provide advanced study and research training opportunities for Allied Health professionals. The program is offered in three tracks: Healthcare Outcomes Science, Rehabilitation Science, and Diagnostics Science.  Our program combines advanced health care education with excellence in research, teaching students research skills required for (innovative) healthcare problem solving.  Graduates of this collaborative program will be research-focused and clinically oriented, able to work on health care teams in evidence-based practice or as allied health faculty.


Meet The Program Director 

Raymond Chong, PhD  Program Director

"Our interdisciplinary educational approach produces future leaders that will advance the science and practice of health care. We train our students to be stewards that will uphold the highest standard in their field of practice. We welcome you to our program. " 

 Raymond Chong, PhD

 

Student Profiles| Stephanie Johnson & Lawrence Ramiscal

 

Raymond Chong, PhD  Program Director

"I enjoy research, but needed enhanced knowledge and skills to produce quality research. This program is allowing me to do just that- become an expert within the field of my choice (ALS and QoL) while learning the essentials to be a solid researcher."  - Stephanine Johnson 

"As a clinician first and foremost, the program allows me to continue to think like one while I start transforming of becoming a scientist for which my research will support the advancement of my profession of physical therapy." - Lawrence Ramiscal

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