The Department of Health Sciences Welcomes You!

The Department of Health Sciences at UAA prepares professionals at several levels. Please explore our website and discover the range of professional learning opportunities. Our graduates plan, implement, and evaluate health services and work to protect and promote the health status of communities.

For information about the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program, please visit the BSHS home page. For information about the Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice program, visit the MPH home page. You can also read about the history of the Department of Health Sciences.

We welcome your interest and questions.

Rhonda M. Johnson, DrPH, MPH, FNP
Chair, Department of Health Sciences
907-786-6545 Office
907-786-6572 Fax

The Department of Health Sciences is located at:4500 Diplomacy Dr, Room 405

Map to our Location


New Undergraduate Minor in Public Health!

For more information on this 18 credit minor, download the UAA Minor in Public Health flyer (pdf).

Or contact Dr. Steven Konkel, Associate Professor of Health Sciences.


Tammy Zulz, MPH '07, Featured in Green & Gold "Alumni Spotlight"

"Tammy Zulz will admit her UAA story is a little unique. Unlike most graduate students, she kept the same exact job before, during and after her master's program. But earning her degree was no small feat; she blitzed through the Master of Public Health program, graduating in half the recommended time by doubling up on public health 24/7." Read more about Tammy...