The Department of Public Health Sciences brings a unique, interdisciplinary approach to population health and clinical research, and to the generation, management and interpretation of basic science, clinical and health-related information.

The Department of Public Health Sciences 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. See the DPHS Mission statement and History for more information.

The Department faculty and professional staff have the following expertise and work collaboratively to

  • enhance intellectual exchange and research, education, and service in their fields
  • catalyze research, not only among department faculty, but also with other faculty in the School of Medicine and across Grounds.

Clinical Outcomes & Comparative Effectiveness Research

Population Health and Prevention Research

Clinical Trials: Statistical Design & Application

Be Smart-Be Safe Program in Quality & Patient Safety

Biomedical Informatics & Clinical Research Data Support

Health Policy, Law & Ethics

Department faculty members provide a wide range of Research Collaboration and Consulting support and services to School of Medicine faculty, departments and others.

The Department also provides a robust Educational Program in public health and clinical and population research at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels (Prospective students click here).