Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences comprises the following academic departments:

· Nutrition and Food Sciences Department

The nutrition and food sciences department at the University of Kalamoon was established in 2004. It is the first of its kind in Syria and involves two disciplines: nutrition and food sciences. The department seeks to provide hospitals in Syria with nutrition specialists to provide necessary advice for some diseases and complement the medical team working in those hospitals. The department further seeks to shed light on health problems resulting from imbalanced diet. Most importantly, this field of study relieves the huge costs incurred by the health sector for the treatment of diseases related to faulty dietary practices.

· Dental Technology Department

This department is known for its distinguished teaching and technical staff as well as the latest equipment imported from prominent international companies. The department seeks to qualify technical staff specialized in prosthodontics and train students to use state-of-the-art equipment and devices. The department endeavors to meet the national accreditation criteria.

The courses of the third and fourth years of this major fall into one of the following categories:

1. Prosthesis over implants 

2. Orthodontic  and maxiofacial appliances 

3. Porcelain Prosthesis  

Holders of a diploma from the intermediate dental institute- prosthodontics are admitted to the third year of this major.

· Department of Nursing

The syllabus of this department has been approved by virtue of decision no 27 of the Higher Education Council on 02-10-2012. Work is underway to fully equip laboratories so as the department starts operating in the academic year 2013-2014.

·  Future Specialized Departments

The Faculty intends to introduce the following specialized departments in the future:

-  Physiotherapy

-  Medical Laboratories

-  Radiology

                      -  Optic Technology