The School of health Sciences comprises of the Department of Physiotherapy. The School aims at providing excellence, leadership, and innovation in education, research and clinical practice in physiotherapy through dedicated academic, clinical and professional collaborative programs. The core mission is to create health-care professionals who contribute to health and well-being globally through the discovery of new knowledge and creativity.
The department’s infrastructure consists of well-dedicated labs such as Exercise Therapy, Electro Therapy, Physiology Labs, Anatomy Labs, etc. The department has tie-ups with NABH (National Accreditation Board of Hospital and Health) accredited hospitals such as Narayana Multi-Speciality Hospital, Columbia Asia etc. The School of Health Sciences has also associated with many socially active NGO’s such as Association of People with Disabilities, Karunashraya, etc. to provide the students a wide exposure to hospice and palliative care to the ailing patients, which is an area of health, dedicated to serve the people at their terminal stage of life. The Department of Physiotherapy runs the physiotherapy division at the Hoskote Mission Hospital, Bangalore.
Dedicated subject experts are available with industry exposure of over 15 – 20 years holding specializations in different branches of physiotherapy and rehabilitation, which includes Neuro-Paediatrics, Orthopaedics and Sports, Cardio-Pulmonary, Neuro-Physiotherapy and fitness & sports.
Currently, our students are placed in various organizations such as Fortis Hospitals, Manipal Hospitals, Columbia Asia, St. Marthas, Narayana Multi-Speciality Hospitals and various other health organization such as Quintiles, Cognizant (Contract Research Organisation Branch), dedicated to the field of clinical research.
The future plans of the School of Health Sciences include starting up of a dedicated hospital, R&D Labs to nurture and shape dedicated health professionals who are willing to pursue their career in health research for the betterment of society.
GCU employs the “ARM” pedagogy method which fuels ambition in the student, provides ample resources to excel and continuous mentoring for the students to achieve their goal.