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Health Sciences Division Chair: Leann Laubach, University of Central Oklahoma

The CUR Health Sciences Division is dedicated to advancing undergraduate research within the health sciences. According to the Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions, "Allied Health professionals are involved with the delivery of health or related services pertaining to the identification, evaluation, and prevention of diseases and disorders; dietary and nutrition services; [and] rehabilitation and health systems management, among others." 

Division Activities

The Health Sciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research supports research in our discipline. To support these activities, we provide networking opportunities, activities, and resources for faculty, students, and others. 


Mental health resources from November's CUR Conversations: 

  • QPR Institute
  • First Aid Mental Health Course
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • NAMI
  • Exemplar for Student Concerns and Crises - Tailor to your university with numbers and contact offices. 
  • Veterans Crisis Line
  • Crisis and Suicide hotlines:
    • Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor, free 24/7
    • Girls and Boys Town National Hotline: 1 (800) 448-3000
    • National Hopeline Network: (800) SUICIDE
    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK
    • National Youth Crisis Hotline: (800) 442-HOPE
    • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Suicide Help): (866) 488-7386 or text (202) 304-1200
  • Alcohol Hotlines:
    • Al-Anon for Families of Alcoholics: (800) 344-2666
    • Alcohol and Drug Helpline: (800) 821-4357
    • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Hotline: (800) 729-6686
    • Families Anonymous: (800) 736-9805
    • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Hopeline: (800) 622-2255
  • Substance Abuse: 
    • Poison Control: (800) 222-1222
    • National Institute on Drug Abuse Hotline: (800) 662-4357
    • Cocaine Anonymous: (800) 347-8998
  • Domestic Violence:
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233
    • National US Child Abuse Hotline: (800) 422-4453