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Graduate Programs in Public Health

Public Health Students
New Public Health Scholarship Program to Launch in Fall 2020
Eligible candidates will receive up to 25 percent in tuition scholarship awards.
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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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Department of Public Health Sciences Viewbook
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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.
Miami: A Culturally Diverse City
We are uniquely situated to provide unparalleled opportunities for research, training and community service.

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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.

 

Conozca nuestros grandes programas en Salud Pública de la Universidad de Miami.

Why Study Public Health in UM?

MPH Promotion Video featuring alumni MPH students:

Why Study Public Health in UM?

Student Interview with Hattan (Arabic):

Why Study Public Health in UM?

Student interview with Lulu (Mandarin):

Why Study Public Health in UM?

Learn about the joint MD/MPH program:

Why Study Public Health in UM?

Ian Bishop discusses why he chose UM Public Health:
Dr. Hermes Florez

Dr. Hermes Florez Named Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences

Dr. Hermes Florez, MD, M.P.H, Ph.D., has been named Interim Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. Dr. Florez is a professor and director of the Division of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences within the department. Dr. Florez also serves as the director of the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center at the Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. "I am appreciative that Dr. Florez has graciously accepted the opportunity to step up into the role of interim chair. It’s an especially exciting time for the department and the work we are doing in public health. I fully support Dr. Florez and his strategic vision for the department,” said Henri R. Ford, M.D., M.H.A., dean and chief academic officer at the Miller School of Medicine.

Opioid Panel

University of Miami School of Education and Human Development Leads Panel on Tackling the Opioid Epidemic

The School of Education and Human Development invited five key stakeholders and leaders in the field to a panel discussion that addressed the implications for prevention and treatment in tackling the opioid epidemic.

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Study Examines 33-Year Data to Investigate Cancer Risk in over 100,000 Career Florida Firefighters

A new study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine examined cancer risk in over 100,000 career Florida firefighters, including approximately 5,000 females who were assessed from 1981 to 2014. Researchers from the NCI-designated Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Public Health Sciences, as well as the Florida Cancer Data System co-authored the study.

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Attractive Toxic Sugar Baits Found to be an Effective Mosquito Control Method in Mali, West Africa

In a study recently published in Malaria Journal, researchers found that attractive toxic sugar baits are an effective control method of the Anopheles mosquitoes in Mali, West Africa, where sustained malaria transmission occurs despite the use of other control methods. 

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