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Our Mission

We are poised to transform the quality, safety, and affordability of health care. By combining technology and medicine, we seek to educate 21st century healthcare professionals, develop new patient-focused programs and systems, effectively assess community needs, and develop and apply innovative healthcare delivery practice.

Statistics

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More than 75% of CHST courses are taught by full-time faculty members.

80%

More than 80% of CHST graduates take advantage of experiential learning opportunities.

95%

More than 95% of graduates passed professional licensure exams on the first attempt.

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Affiliation with Rochester Regional Health, one of the largest health systems in the Rochester, N.Y., area

Meet the Dean

Daniel Ornt

Health-related employment continues to experience tremendous growth as the population of the United States and the world climbs. This atmosphere provides an outstanding opportunity to pursue careers in health care. The goal of providing improved treatment of disease and better paths to health both safely and at a reasonable cost is an enormous challenge, and it is one that the College of Health Sciences and Technology is ready to meet.

Daniel Ornt
Vice President/Dean
585-475-4017

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Latest News

  • November 11, 2019

    Four mobile ultrasound machines.

    Carestream makes donation to RIT’s ultrasound program

    The donation includes four premier and mid-tier ultrasound systems, transducers, simulators and related devices. The addition to the RIT sonography scanning suite enables students to practice on different models before beginning their clinical internships.

  • November 8, 2019

    logo for ELM Enhanced Lifestyles for metabolic syndrome

    RIT conducts clinical trial on metabolic syndrome

    RIT is seeking individuals diagnosed with metabolic syndrome to participate in a national clinical trial. The study will evaluate a wellness program designed to reverse conditions leading to heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and stroke.

  • October 28, 2019

    Homeless person sits at street corner.

    An innovative approach to helping the homeless

    The Rochester Beacon talks to Caroline Easton, professor in RIT’s School of Behavioral Health Sciences, about a new program to help the homeless with opioid addiction and mental illness.

  • October 21, 2019

    Three women discuss app on tablet.

    Parenting app for mothers being developed at RIT

    Research is underway at RIT to create an app that will serve as a resource to help young mothers answer questions about raising a child, connect them with programs and resources, as well as foster a virtual parenting community.

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