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Clinical Training Gets New Space On Campus

The front entrance of Temple's new Health and Wellness Building Temple University is building a new Student Health and Wellness Center—an academic, athletics and recreation facility that will provide enhanced space for students in the College of Public Health to hone their clinical skills along with space for students to play recreational sports and weight train.

The College of Public Health portion of the building, along Montgomery Avenue, will primarily serve the college’s clinical training programs, particularly the occupational therapy and physical therapy graduate programs, which will move from Temple’s Health Sciences Center to Main Campus.

“This new facility will give our students unique experiential learning opportunities and much-needed classroom space,” Dean Laura A. Siminoff said. “The addition of an apartment suite, which complies with Americans with Disabilities Act access guidelines, will allow the college to fully prepare our students to understand the complexities and accommodations needed to assist individuals with disabilities and the elderly to live independently.”

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Posted:  June 9, 2016