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Who We Are and What We Do

We’re a team of leaders in healthcare programming.

We are Adelphi faculty, students, and alumni. We are researchers and fellows. The Center for Health Innovation (CHI) brings us together from many professional and academic backgrounds to create and foster practitioner-focused, interdisciplinary academic programming, healthcare research, community partnerships, and leadership—all with the goal of meeting current and emergent healthcare needs. 

The CHI is a progressive collaboration of schools and disciplines within Adelphi University. It establishes a single point of reference for all healthcare programs and services, thereby creating a collective identity, increasing efficiency, and expanding Adelphi’s regional influence in healthcare. Interdisciplinary groups monitor our programs, and their work is supported through consultation with the Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee.

Patrick R. Coonan, Ed.D.,
RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
Academic Director of Center for Health Innovation, Dean, School of Nursing

 Meghan McPherson
Coordinator, Center for Health Innovation
p – 516.237.8639
e – mmcpherson@adelphi.edu
 

iSoRCE

Institute for Social Research and Community Engagement is addressing Long Island’s critical and enduring social issues.

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Health-Related Community Services

We’re making Adelphi University a one-stop source for community healthcare.

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CHI Publications

We’re busy teaching, building knowledge, and making discoveries.

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Community Health Initiatives

We’re committed to education and programming.

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Our faculty members are experts in the full spectrum of autistic diagnoses.
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Healthcare Informatics
We prepare graduates for careers in health and medical informatics.
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Focused on Autism
Our faculty members are experts in the full spectrum of autistic diagnoses.
Click here to learn more