Students work with community groups in Ladakh, India, each summer to promote tobacco awareness.
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.
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)
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).
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.
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.
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