Graduate Programs in Public Health

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Graduate Programs in Public Health
Touch the world and bring about positive change in global public health through research and hands-on patient care.
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International Experience
We are proud to be at the forefront of culturally specific public health innovations as we prepare our students to solve the world's public health challenges of the 21st century.
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We are uniquely situated to provide unparalleled opportunities for research, training and community service.


We provide innovative, globally focused public health training combined with practical experience and opportunities in the Miami community and around the world.

Why Study Public Health in UM?

Are you a Public Health Leader? Learn about our great programs in Public Health at the University of Miami.


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Why Study Public Health in UM?

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Alyssa Lozano Leads Study Aimed at Understanding Experiences of Hispanic Sexual Minority Youth and their Parents

Lozano, a Ph.D. in Prevention Science and Community Health candidate, served as the first author on a study that aimed to understand the experiences of Hispanic families with sexual minority youth who disclosed their LGBTQ sexual and/or gender orientation, the families’ initial reaction to disclosure, and how disclosure affected familial relationships.

Extreme Weather

Dr. Daniel Samano Studies Impacts of Extreme Weather on Healthcare Utilization by People with HIV in Miami

The study, which is the first of its kind and published online in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, demonstrated an association between extreme weather events, specifically heat index and precipitation, with healthcare utilization of people who live with HIV in Miami.

Tenorio Foundation

Learn More About the Tenorio Foundation

The Tenorio Foundation increases healthcare access and provides equitable healthcare delivery to the people of the Philippines. The foundation was founded by the late Kevin Angelo Refuerzo Tenorio, an alumnus of the Departments of Public Health and Political Science, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2018 and passed away in April 2019.

Clinical Trials

Study Identifies Factors Associated with Non-Participation in Clinical Trials for HIV-Prevention and Mental Health

Despite many successful clinical trials to test HIV-prevention interventions for sexual minority men, not all are reached by these trials. Identifying factors associated with non-participation in the trials could help to ensure that the benefits of research extend to all sexual minority men.