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The Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences bridges multiple disciplines to advance a transformative model of discovery, teaching, and healing

Creating a first-of-its-kind alliance across health disciplines, the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences includes the School of Medicine, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, future School of Population & Public Health (scheduled to be accredited in 2021), and Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute.

  • School of Medicine

    Michael J. StamosSchool of Medicine
    Dean Michael J. Stamos, MD, has led the UCI School of Medicine since July 2017, having previously served with distinction as interim dean since February 2016. Ranked as one of the top 50 U.S. medical schools for research by U.S. News & World Report, the UCI School of Medicine is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and clinical practice through scholarly research, physician education and high-quality care. The medical school nurtures the development of medical students, resident physicians and scholars in the clinical and basic sciences and supports the dissemination of research advances for the benefit of society.

  • Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

    nursing-nyamathi.jpgSue & Bill Gross School of Nursing
    Dean Adey Nyamathi, PhD, ANP, FAAN
    , has led the UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing since January 2017. The UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is dedicated to the education of nursing professionals who will improve patient care and promote population health, locally and globally. The school strives to produce leaders in research, education, and clinical practice who will champion collaborative, compassionate, and interdisciplinary evidence-based practice.

  • School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

    hirschSchool of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Dean Jan Hirsch, BS Pharm, PhD, directed the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and now the School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, since January 2019. The school offers undergraduate and graduate students unparalleled training for future careers in pharmacy, medicine, and biomedical research. The innovative, rigorous curriculum integrates concepts from biology, chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmacology and physiology. Alumni pursue exciting professional opportunities that improve our society’s health and well-being.

  • Planned School of Population & Public Health

    bernadette-boden-albah_5657r.jpgPlanned School of Population & Public Health
    Dean Bernadette Boden-Albala, MPH, DrPH, has led the Program in Public Health and Planned School of Population & Public Health since July 2019. The mission of the public health program at the University of California, Irvine is to create, integrate and disseminate population and community based knowledge to promote health and reduce the societal burden of human disease and disability through excellence in research, education, and public service.

  • Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute

    Shaista MalikSusan Samueli Integrative Health Institute
    Associate Vice Chancellor and Executive Director Shaista Malik, MD, PhD, MPH, has led the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute since it was established in September 2017, having previously directed the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine since July 2015. The institute provides the best scientific research, education and clinical care integrating conventional and complementary medicine. The insitute's vision is to be the preeminent national and international academic institute for pioneering multidisciplinary research, education and health care practices for the care of the whole person.