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Students concentrate on prevention, focusing on initiatives to decrease the burden of environmental and occupational health hazards, particularly among the disadvantaged. Faculty research focuses on airborne contaminants, lung disease, asbestos, patient and workplace safety, injury prevention, emergency preparedness and more.
The department trains students to apply and develop approaches to understanding the distribution and determinants of disease in populations. Faculty research includes autism, diet and heart disease, infectious disease prevention, environmental risk factors, sampling and survey modeling, data analysis and more.
The department focuses on the leadership and policy aspects of health care and public health in order to improve community and population health. Students receive a multidisciplinary education in health care practices, operating systems, finances, politics and policy analysis.
The department integrates public health with human rights to understand and prevent disease, disability, death and health inequities. Students are trained to identify and analyze the determinants of health, and to collaborate with communities on effective prevention programs.
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A Guest Blog from Assistant Dean Warren Hilton:
March Madness is one of the most exciting times of the year for sports enthusiasts – and for those of us who work at colleges and universities!
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Can flu cause mental illness?
A new study found that in utero exposure to maternal influenza was associated with a four-fold increase in the likelihood of developing bipolar disorder.
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