University of Washington School of Public Health

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About Us

The UW School of Public Health is grounded in teaching, research, and service. For more than 40 years, our 10,000 graduates have gone on to transform communities and lead health organizations. Our faculty and students accomplish innovative research to meet the emerging challenges of the 21st century, such as environmental change, obesity and nutrition, health policy, health systems that work, and the social factors that affect our health. They promote the well-being of people locally, regionally, and globally.

Our major departments are Biostatistics, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences,Epidemiology, Global Health, and Health Services. We offer interdisciplinary programs in Health Administration, Maternal and Child Health, Nutritional Sciences, Pathobiology, and Public Health Genetics. Our more than 30 centers and institutes bring together faculty from throughout the School to collaborate and do research across disciplines.

In addition, we have a strong undergraduate program, offering a public health major, global health minor, nutrition minor, and degrees in Environmental Health, and Health Informatics and Health Information Management. We have multiple certificate programs as well.

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