Undergraduate Program in
Public Health

  • Summer Abroad
    Students work with community groups in Ladakh, India, each summer to promote tobacco awareness.
  • Epidemiology Student
    Rohini Bhatia '13, Epidemiology: “Attitudes, Beliefs, and Acceptance of Anal Cancer Screening of Men Who Have Sex with Men,” Undergraduate Research Exposition 2012 poster presentation in the Hawkins-Carlson room of Rush Rhees Library.
  • Community Work
    Students in the community engagement internship for public health spend 8 hours a week at their community site, however, their community work is supported by a once a week seminar led by multiple faculty. Shown here from lower left to right: Ann Marie White, assistant professor of psychiatry; Shynah James; Sonya Allahyar; Katharine Howe; Nancy Chin, associate professor of public health sciences; Melani McDonough; Nicole DiBenedetti; Amanda Chang; and Lexa Steinbach (PH 397a, Fall 2013)
  • Course Discussion
    Phelps Professor of History Ted Brown leads a discussion for his course on the U.S. health care system (PH 116, fall 2013). From l to r: Rosalee Washington (HBS ’15), Prof. Brown, Joan Marshall (HBS ’15), and Alyssa Teck (HBS ’15).
  • Public Health Programs
    From l to r: Dan Cohn (HBS ’12); Edwin van Wijngaarden, associate professor of public health sciences; and Emily Vreeland (EPD ’12) discuss honors research.
  • Group Photo
    Epidemiology majors celebrate 2013 graduation. From l to r: Catherine Tarantine, Rohini Bhatia, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences Edwin van Wijngaarden, Leigh DiFillipo, Chelsea Yalen, Marie Coignet, Thanh Hoang, Nobiru Suzuki, Alexa Freedman, James Rogers, Bridget Kruszka.

Overview

At Rochester, the study of public health incorporates both the science and art of protecting and improving the health of families and communities through education and research.

Our interdisciplinary undergraduate program in public health features

  • A comprehensive set of course offerings drawing on expertise from many departments on River Campus and at the Medical Center.
  • Educational programs in the Department of Public Health Services that are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health
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Students and Teachers in the Field

  • Students in Class

    Academics

    A rich intellectual framework for the study of some of society's most challenging problems.

    Our Programs

  • Student

    Careers

    Students graduate with the skills to confront complex challenges in multidisciplinary settings.

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  • Student Advising

    Advising

    A public health-related major can integrate with an interest in medical or dental school.

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Students in Class

Academics

A rich intellectual framework for the study of some of society's most challenging problems.

Our Programs

Student

Careers

Students graduate with the skills to confront complex challenges in multidisciplinary settings.

Learn More

Student Advising

Advising

A public health-related major can integrate with an interest in medical or dental school.

Contact an Advisor