College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences
In the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, you'll find inspiration at the intersection of life and science — cultivating innovative practices and procedures required to advance our scientific future and save lives.
Magnify your worldview
Our faculty are leaders in their fields and pride themselves on being personal mentors. You'll work with them to master the fundamentals and put that knowledge into practice through hands-on learning in our state-of-the-art labs. Our students consider the natural world from every angle, blending social, mathematical, and life science to address intriguing issues related to behavior and experience.
Situated in the heart of Boston, the Simmons campus is surrounded by world-renowned teaching hospitals and research facilities — like Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital. Our students are sought after for clinical rotations, research, and employment opportunities with leading experts in the industry.
Meet the Dean
Dr. Lepaine Sharp-McHenry is the Dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. In this role, she leads faculty in strengthening innovative teaching and engaged learning, builds a culture of research and scholarly productivity, and works to cultivate innovative practices and procedures required to advance the world’s scientific future and save lives.Learn More
You’ll study with faculty who are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in their fields.Faculty Profiles
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Intern of the Year, Emily Trussler, tells us why she decided to pursue a career in nutrition and how Simmons gave her the confidence to succeed.
We caught up with Julia about presenting at the European Nutrition Conference and the honor of receiving the accolade of Intern of the Year.
This innovative 3+2 program nets students bachelor’s degrees from both universities.
Isis Rivera '20 tells us how the Boston Scholarship made attending Simmons a possibility.
Dean of the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences, Lepaine Sharp-McHenry, gives a firsthand account of participating in the congressional briefing on Capitol Hill.