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Health Studies Collegium (HSC), a 501(c)3 a non-profit foundation, was established in 1990 by a group of distinguished scholars whose intent was to create a biotechnology institute. Holding a collaborative vision, the Collegium’s like-minded members shared a commitment to scientific tolerance, intellectual diversity and open access to knowledge. For over 20 years, HSC has focused on researching the mechanisms of health, and conducting community-based, randomized controlled trials to test the clinical and cost-effectiveness of health promotion models.

HSC is headquartered in Ashburn, VA, and has a presence in Washington, DC.

Our People

HSC is home to a group of leading health professionals who conduct innovative and timely research within a collaborative innovation network. Collegium members additionally participate in commentary, programs and studies that advance proactive prevention in healthcare practice and policy. HSC Founding Senior Fellows include Russell M. Jaffe, MD, Ph.D. who is recognized for his contributions in Medicine, Biochemistry, and Clinical Immunology, Amory Lovins of Rocky Mountain Institute, Patricia Deuster, Ph.D, MPH, Professor of Physiology and Military Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and Dr. Carl Franzblau, Ph.D., Dean Emeritus at Boston University Medical School and a distinguished Alumnus of Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Please visit the Contributors page in order to learn more about the HSC Fellows.

FLASH: HSC announces a new edition of our Life and Times feature presentation. Focusing on the life and body of work of Senior Fellow Dr. Robert A. Nash, the feature, covers Nash's book, Common Sense Medicine, his many contributions to Integrative Medicine and his timely study of the health consequences of toxicant metals. Click here to read.