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Westbrook College of Health Professions

Welcome to the
Westbrook College of Health Professions

“The Westbrook College of Health Professions improves the health of communities by graduating students who are passionate and well equipped to lead, excel, and act as agents of change in a complex health care system, by developing and disseminating new knowledge, and through the delivery of the highest quality relationship-centered clinical and community care.”
Mission Statement

The College encompasses a range of health professions, including applied exercise science, athletic training, dental hygiene, nursing, nurse anesthesia, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant, and social work (including an online MSW)  We share a commitment to excellence in academics, scholarship and research, clinical and community service, and operations, as evidenced in our Strategic Plan (PDF). Click here for a list of WCHP academic programs

This shared commitment is embodied by the InterProfessional Education Collaborative, (IPEC) an inter-collegiate initiative housed within the college.  IPEC’s primary purpose is to develop innovative interprofessional curricula, programs, clinical practice sites, research, scholarship, and training.  Click for the IPEC calendar of events.

The College offers programs of study on the Portland Campus, Biddeford Campus, Israel College, and through multiple distance-learning formats.  All of our programs are supported by our office of Continuing Professional Education (CPE), and state-of-the-art technology and teaching practices incorporated in the Clinical Simulation Program (CSP).  We invite you to explore our web-site and to contact us if you have any questions about our programs.


Student Spotlight

Erin Bishop '13
School of Social Work

"Currently the MSW students have had the opportunity to co-facilitate support groups in five pods at ..."

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Current Events
Apr 23
Lunch and Learn - Motion Analysis
InterProfessional Education Collaborative

by Michael Lawrence, MS
Wednesday12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Motion Lab, Alexander Hall Basement, Portland Campus
Apr 30
Healthcare Litigation: An Interprofessional Approach to Reducing Medical Errors
InterProfessional Education Collaborative

by Curt Cyr PhD, RPh
Wednesday12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Ludcke Auditorium, Portland Campus
May 2
WCHP Spring Research & Scholarship Symposium

Friday8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Alfond Forum, Biddeford Campus