The Department of Preventive Medicine is now the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences. Watch the video announcement >

Scientists, scholars, and champions of health equity for all people.

in research funding from the National Institutes of Health

undergraduate & graduate degree programs

Divisions of research & education

Impact the Issues You Care About

Learn about how our education programs can prepare you to influence the issues that matter most to you. With year-round starts, you don’t have to wait to start a career where you can make a difference.

Health Equity and Social Justice

The Office of Social Justice works to ensure equity and fair access to healthcare and health promoting institutions by training students, faculty, and staff on social justice issues.

Investigation Across Disciplines

The department’s research focus is broad and encompassing, reflecting the scope of population and public health sciences, from a local to national and even global scale.

A New Generation of Faculty

Over 100 faculty work across a broad research portfolio while fostering partnerships across the University, local and global organizations, and communities for a truly transdisciplinary and collaborative approach.

We’re expanding our team of scholars. Learn more about our open positions.

Centers, Institutes, and Labs

Researchers in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences work locally and globally, investigating addiction, cancer, COVID-19, diabetes, environmental health, health policy, community health and more.