Welcome to the Department of Public Health Sciences!
Our Department represents a dynamic, committed cadre of faculty, staff, and students devoted toward one mission: "The improvement of health and health care among diverse populations through research, learning, and community partnerships." Our Department consists of four divisions, each representing a component of the public health sciences. These include:
- Epidemiology which focuses on chronic disease prevention through population research;
- Health Policy and Outcomes Research which increases our understanding of health care through interdisciplinary research;
- Social and Behavioral Sciences which excels in community-based health promotion research related to social, behavioral, and environmental change, and lastly;
- Healthcare Management consisting of healthcare professionals responsible for institutional quality, safety, and patient outcomes.