Impacting individuals and communities through research

Our researchers seek to improve population and public health locally and globally through the pursuit of high-impact, transdisciplinary research. Highly active, the Department is recognized as one of the top research units of its kind in the country, ranking in the top 3 in terms of funding from the National Institutes of Health since 2006.

Chanita Hughes Halbert

Chanita Hughes Halbert, PhD

Vice Chair for Research

Vice Chair for Research

A Message from Chanita Hughes Halbert

Thank you for visiting the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences. Our faculty are leading groundbreaking research and generating novel discoveries to improve health and well-being for ALL.  We look forward to partnering with you to advance population and public health science in our community and beyond.






USC Health Sciences Profiles

Use this tool to search for USC faculty and their research topics. To find faculty members from the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences, filter by department for “Preventive Medicine”.