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.

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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.

Dean Lepaine Sharp-McHenry

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.

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Nursing faculty, LaDonna Christian

Our Faculty

You’ll study with faculty who are thought-leaders and award winners, researchers and professionals in their fields.

Faculty Profiles

About the College

Mission, Vision and Values

Learn more about how the College faculty and staff approach their work on behalf of students.

    Statement of Solidarity for Racial Justice

    Read the College of Natural, Behavioral, and Health Sciences' statement of solidarity for racial justice.

    Current Faculty Resources

    Information for our current faculty, including funding opportunities.

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    Headshot of Millicent Gorham

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