Public Health Sciences

The Department of Public Health Sciences works with clinicians and researchers to improve the health of individuals and populations.

Aiming to be the hub for the generation, analysis, interpretation, and management of clinical outcome and population health data, we provide the leadership in research methods and in education for the highest quality of clinical and population health research. Our department collaborates in numerous School of Medicine and cross-university research initiatives, and serves as a bridge to others across the university and to the community at large. [Read More… ]


Consulting and Collaboration for Researchers

We aim to assist researchers with study design, data analysis, statistical graphics, outcomes and comparative effectiveness research, database development and management, and more.

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Featured Stories

MPH Grad Shantell Bingham Takes Aim At Food Inequality

MPH graduate Shantell Bingham is determined to end food inequality in the Charlottesville-Albemarle area.
Shantell's Story


Man on a Mission: MPH Student Emmanuel Agymang-Dua Pursues Career in Global Public Health With Determination

Agyemang-Dua overcame several challenges to make his goal of a landing a WHO internship a reality.
Emmanuel's Story

MPH Candidate Jorge Gonzalez Mejia Receives Public Health Internship in Colombia

A passion to help improve the health of Hispanic populations drives this MPH candidate, and the timing couldn't be better for his upcoming summer internship in Colombia.
Jorge's Story

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