Urban Health and Wellness Center (UHWC)
The Urban Health and Wellness Center (UHWC) is a center of excellence which enhances the quality of life in our region by focusing on health education, wellness, and disease prevention through teaching, learning, research, and service activities with diverse populations. The UHWC is a model of incorporating interdisciplinary practices, addressing community-identified concerns through the University, and supporting community-wide collaboration to serve as a resource and to service our community members.
The Urban Health and Wellness Center works independently and in partnership with others to reduce health disparities and ensure that every member of our community benefits from effective and efficient medical care.
The UHWC promotes interdisciplinary, experiential learning for students in an environment which values cultural diversity; provide services across the continuum of care to promote the health and well-being of individuals, families, groups, and organizations; and support scholarly activities relating to the health care needs of the community.
The UHWC is a center of excellence to enhance quality of life in our region by focusing on health promotion, wellness, and disease prevention through teaching, learning, research, and service activities with diverse populations. The UHWC will be a model incorporating interdisciplinary practice addressing community-identified concerns through University and community-wide collaboration and will serve as a resource to our service community.