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Center for Health Care Initiatives

Briar Cliff University is being called upon to infuse a generation of health care providers with a Franciscan-inspired dedication to caring for underserved populations. Through the Center for Health Care Initiatives (CHCI), we will work to make lasting, systemic changes, and help eliminate our region’s reduced access to health care. 


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Graduate nursing programs awarded half-million dollar grant

Sep 23, 2015

The Advanced Nursing Education Grant, which will be dispersed over the next three years, will help fund the “Francis Project” — a collaborative initiative between Briar Cliff and local health care providers aimed at providing better primary care in the region to those who need it most.

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Aug 10, 2015

BCU, Pier Center study helps children with autism learn to ride bikes

Jun 25, 2015

High school students get hands-on experience at BCU Nursing Camp

Jun 25, 2015

Briar Cliff unveils new DPT program and campus

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