Department of Public Health Sciences

A Culture of Excellence

The Department of Public Health Sciences offers academic programs encompassing undergraduate, postgraduate certificate, masters and doctoral education.  With a strong focus on public health education and behavioral science, our team of accomplished researchers and teachers partners with communities advancing the art and science of public health, and preparing the next generation of practitioners, educators, researchers and scholars.



PhD student in Public Health Sciences presents thesis at annual American College of Epidemiology meeting
September 16, 2014

Depression may not be associated with adverse birth outcomes among a predominantly healthy population of non-Hispanic White, well educated women.​ These findings from the thesis of Kenesha Smith, a 2014 graduate of the MSPH program and current student in the PhD in

Dr. Andrew Harver Serves as Host Supervisor for KU Leuven Fellow
September 16, 2014

Dr. Thomas Janssens (pictured) - a postdoctoral fellow in the Research Group on Health Pyschology at KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium - is completing a five-week stay in the Department of Public Health Sciences.  Dr. Janssens' visit is supported through a Short-Term Research Training Fellowship