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Fight for Health as a Human Right




Dornsife graduates at 2019 commencement ceremony

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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.


New Dornsife students arrive for the 2019 Pinning Ceremony

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


Dornsife students present their research posters

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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

    For Philadelphia’s Public Health Infrastructure, Key Lessons From the Pandemic

    The last year and a half has made more visible than ever the multiple ways in which the social and economic systems that we live in affect our health and create and sustain profound inequities in health across races, social classes, and neighborhoods.

    Dean Diez Roux shares lessons about creating a healthier city have emerged from these past 18 months.

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