Wake Downtown is an undergraduate campus of Wake Forest University dedicated to teaching biomedical sciences and engineering, while interacting with researchers and innovators in the Innovation Quarter.
Wake Downtown programs bridge undergraduate and graduate studies, focusing on providing a liberal arts education in an entrepreneurial environment. These programs are located in a historic building adjacent to the Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education. Proximity allows Wake Downtown to interact with the faculty and research conducted at Wake Forest School of Medicine.
Academic Medical Education
Balancing science with compassion, The Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education aims to facilitate collaborative learning and professional development in relevant, real-world contexts.
The Department of Biochemistry has a three-fold mission: (1) Undertake research on the molecular basis of diseases that affect humanity. (2) Train a new generation of scientists and physicians. (3) Provide a collaborative link between other biomedical sciences and more basic sciences, such as chemistry and physics.
Biomedical Engineers use engineering principles to improve human health and speak the language of medicine and engineering.
Biomedical Research Infrastructure Center – WSSU
Winston-Salem State University’s Biomedical Research Infrastructure Center (BRIC) is an interdisciplinary research center that focuses on innovative biomedical/behavioral research programs.
Biostatistics and Data Science
Department of Biostatistics and Data Science within Public Health Sciences is a collaborative effort comprised of not only Wake Forest University faculty members, but also biostatisticians, project managers, analyst/programmers, support staff, systems, SAS/analytical programmers, data coordinators and various ultrasound areas.
Bowman Gray Center for Medical Education
Students have access to the latest technologies and advancements, which include: an anatomy lab, a clinical skills lab, a patient simulation suites and a tiered classroom.
The objectives of the Cancer Biology training program are to train scholars and promote research in Cancer Biology in a highly personal atmosphere.
Center for Biomedical Informatics
The Center for Biomedical Informatics’ mission is to foster better health across the community at a local and national level by advancing informatics research, practice, and education.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist CRNA
The CRNA program offers a rigorous curriculum, advanced training settings and global health opportunities.