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 has the following seven Sections
- intellectual exchange and collaboration among faculty and professional research staff on research, education, and service in the field
- catalyze research, not only among department faculty, but also with other faculty in the School of Medicine and across Grounds.
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).
PHS Upcoming Events
November 19 – 12 noon
Jordan Hall – Room 1-5
Erik Finkelstein, PhD
Research Professor of Global Health
Associate Professor, Duke-National University of Singapore
Director of the Lien Center for Palliative Care
“Paying for End of Life Care: Preferences and Willingness to Pay”
Cancer Control & Population Health Program
Department of Public Health Sciences
Center for Behavioral Health & Technology
December 4 – 12 noon
West Complex Room 3181
CMS claims and disease registry data to assess disparities in chronic disease:
opportunities and challenges