Graduate Programs in Public Health

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"Let us all stand together against all forms of xenophobia and violence that seek to diminish friends and colleagues of Asian descent and celebrate their contributions to a more diverse and vibrant United States," said Dr. Lee, interim chair and professor in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Public Health Sciences.
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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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Ian Bishop discusses why he chose UM Public Health:

Public Health Students, Faculty Honored in University’s Graduate School Annual Awards

This year, Marissa Kobayashi, a Ph.D. in Prevention Science and Community Health student, was named the recipient of the 2021 Graduate Exemplar Award. The award recognizes a graduating student who excelled academically and has either overcome tremendous odds to be successful or has consistently made contributions that benefit others. The Department of Public Health Sciences also had several of its students and faculty nominated for the awards—each who have made exceptional contributions to public health locally, nationally, and internationally.

Leading Pathways

New $9.8 Million NCI Grant Awarded to Study Hispanic/Latino Cancer Survivorship

The study will examine how social, cultural, behavioral, psychosocial, biological, and medical factors may influence health outcomes following primary cancer treatment in Hispanics/Latinos.

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Dr. Alberto Caban-Martinez Appointed Community LIaison to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee

Dr. Caban-Martinez will serve as a community liaison to their Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Testing and Health Outcomes Committee. In this role, he will be presenting on the hazardous health effects of PFAS on firefighters and other first responders. “It is a distinct honor to serve as a community liaison, representing the firefighter community on the PFAS Testing and Health Outcomes Committee that will ultimately shape PFAS testing guidance for the first responder workforce,” said Dr. Caban-Martinez.


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.