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Champion Health as a Human Right

Improve the health of populations through research, practice and partnerships.


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Dornsife addresses the five core areas of public health — biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, community health and prevention and health management and policy.


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How to Apply

Our academic programs will prepare you to identify what drives the health of populations and what we can do to make them healthier.


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Innovative Research

We are committed to generating scientific evidence that will improve population health locally, regionally, and globally.

Improving the Health of Populations

Creating Healthier Cities

Focusing on science, policy and community partnerships.

Reducing Health Disparities

Understanding the drivers of health and acting to eliminate disparities.

Promoting Health in All Policies

Translating science into policy and public health practice.

  • From the Dean’s Desk

    Is working good for your health? Well, it depends…

    A recent initiative of the United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to allow states to add a work requirement to Medicaid eligibility has been justified in part on evidence that work is beneficial for health. But the relationship between work and health is much more complex than first appears. Dean Diez Roux discusses what we know about the relationship between work and health.

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