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Faculty Practice and Community Partnerships

Faculty practice in the School of Health Professions incorporates a multidisciplinary approach driven by a passion to improve the overall health of our communities. This team-based approach, combined with community partnerships, provides a unique model uniting clinical practice, education, and research.

This model allows the school to educate the next generation of health care providers and develop innovative treatment strategies for promoting health.

Active Faculty Health Care Areas

Dietetics and Nutrition

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Health Information Mgmt

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Clinical Lab Sciences

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Nursing Anesthesia

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Occupational Therapy

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Physical Therapy

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Respiratory Therapy

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Speech and Language

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Clinics and Patient Care Services Led By Faculty

Nutrition Clinic
at KU Med

Providers are using the latest technology to assist in improving and maintaining good health through body assessments and nutrition counseling.


Pathology Clinic

The clinic offers comprehensive services to people with communicative disorders throughout the Kansas City area.


Driving and
Mobility Services

Specialists use state-of-the-art technology in the evaluation and rehabilitation of different modes of mobility. Clinical driving evaluations are available.

Hearing and Speech Clinic

Certified doctoral-level providers address a wide range of hearing and speech impairments for individuals of all ages.

JaySTART Clinic

Students-in-training, under direct supervision of licensed providers, provide free occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy care to patients in the Kansas City area.

Communicative Disorders

Faculty in KU's Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders lead several clinics serving the local community while providing training to students in a health care setting.

Swim Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

In a partnership with local communities, KU developed the Sensory Enhanced Aquatics program to teach swimming and water safety to children with autism.

Last modified: Mar 12, 2021