Faculty of Basic and Allied Medical Sciences


Faculty of Basic and Allied Medical Sciences

Join the Faculty of Basic and Allied Medical Sciences at Shanahan University

Welcome to the Faculty of Basic and Allied Medical Sciences at Shanahan University, a leading institution dedicated to advancing medical science and improving health outcomes. Our faculty is committed to excellence in education, research, and clinical practice, offering students a robust curriculum that bridges theoretical knowledge with practical healthcare solutions. Whether you are aspiring to become a biomedical researcher, a healthcare technologist, or a professional in allied health, our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the medical and scientific communities.

What You Will Learn:

1. Comprehensive Academic Programs:

  • Biomedical Science: Explore the biological and physiological processes that underpin human health and disease. Study areas such as genetics, pharmacology, and pathology.
  • Medical Laboratory Science: Learn to conduct critical diagnostic tests and manage clinical laboratories. Focus on microbiology, hematology, and clinical biochemistry.
  • Radiography and Medical Imaging: Master imaging technologies and techniques, including X-ray, MRI, and ultrasound, crucial for diagnosing and treating various conditions.
  • Nursing: It equips students with the knowledge and clinical skills to provide direct patient care, playing a crucial role in promoting health and well-being.
  • Environmental Health: This course tackles environmental factors impacting human health. in order to ensure environmental protection, hazards and promote healthy environment

2. Cutting-Edge Research Opportunities:

  • Engage in groundbreaking research projects addressing critical challenges in healthcare, from infectious diseases to chronic conditions.
  • Work in state-of-the-art laboratories equipped with the latest technology and instruments, under the guidance of leading researchers in the field.

3. Practical and Clinical Skills:

  • Clinical Placements: Gain hands-on experience through clinical placements in hospitals, clinics, and healthcare centers.
  • Simulated Environments: Train in simulated labs that replicate real-world medical scenarios, ensuring you are well-prepared for your clinical rotations.

4. Interprofessional Education:

  • Participate in interprofessional education modules where you collaborate with students from other health science programs, learning to deliver comprehensive patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team.

5. Global Health Perspectives:

  • Study global health challenges and strategies for disease prevention, healthcare management, and policy-making.
  • Opportunities for international exchanges and participation in global health conferences.

Career Opportunities: Graduates can pursue various career paths, including:

  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Biomedical Researcher
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist

Why Choose Shanahan University’s Faculty of Basic and Allied Medical Sciences?

  • Expert Faculty: Learn from and work alongside faculty members who are renowned experts in their fields, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to their teaching.
  • Modern Facilities: Benefit from modern, well-equipped facilities that enhance learning and research capabilities.
  • Strong Professional Network: Build connections through our extensive network of alumni and professionals in the healthcare sector, providing opportunities for mentorship and employment.

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