Health Sciences Programs

The Health Sciences program takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the human body.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Alumni Profile

Alex Posch '14: My first taste of medicine


When Alex Posch ’14 transferred to Gettysburg from a biomedical engineering program as a sophomore, he knew he wanted to pursue a different path in the realm of science, but wasn’t sure what area, exactly. As a high schooler from Massachusetts, Posch remembered attending a summer camp where a Gettysburg assistant baseball coach approached him about playing for the team.

Read about Alex's journey.

First-Year Seminar


Ebola. Enterovirus D68. This fall while the world was challenged with how to contain the latest epidemics, the students in Health Sciences Prof. Amy Dailey’s first-year seminar (FYS) were studying them.

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