Welcome to the Department of Public Health Sciences
A Message from the Chair, Ann Dozier, Ph.D.
Welcome to Public Health Sciences (PHS) at the University of Rochester Medical Center. We are a welcoming, dynamic group dedicated to the improvement of health and health care among diverse populations through research, learning, and community partnerships. Our faculty members engage in research activities across the lifespan from maternal-child health to long-term care. Our scientific inquiry uses a range of rigorous methodologies from high powered analytics to mixed methods.
Our educational offerings provide multiple alternatives. These include PhD programs in Epidemiology and Health Services Research, Master's programs in Public Health, Epidemiology, Clinical Investigation, and Health Services Research, and 6 Advanced Certificates in Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Biomedical Informatics, Public Health, and Regulatory Science. I invite you to explore our website to learn more about who we are and the services we offer.
The collegial environment at the University of Rochester fosters collaborative research.
Our multiple programs prepare individuals for a career specifically focused on research and education in public health sciences.
The Department of Public Heath Sciences (PHS) fosters collaborative research between laboratories and investigators.
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) Procedure for Third-Party Comments
The CEPH accreditation review and site visit for the University of Rochester MPH Program is scheduled for December 6-7, 2021. As part of the their accreditation review and site visit, CEPH has a procedure for third-party comments that assures opportunity for affected parties, including students, alumni, faculty and the practice community, to provide written input into the deliberations of a site visit team. We hereby notify our major constituents that the CEPH accreditation review and site visit for the University of Rochester MPH Program is scheduled for December 6-7, 2021, and that written third-party comments will be accepted by CEPH until November 6th, 2021 (30 days before the on-site visit). All third-party comments should be sent directly to CEPH by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by surface mail to: Council on Education for Public Health, 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Phone: (202) 789-1050. The UR MPH accreditation is coordinated by Christopher Seplaki, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Public Health Sciences and Director, MPH Program, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Review additional details about the CEPH Procedure for Third-Party Comments.