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Social and Public Health

Social and Public Health

Social and Public Health

The Department of Social and Public Health is where personal passion meets public good. Our department addresses the health and social service needs of the entire population, making an impact for generations to come. If you want to help meet the world’s biggest challenges in healthcare and social services, the Department of Social and Public Health is where you can maximize your societal contribution.

You will be employing critical thinking skills to address important public needs and problems, no matter your program area or discipline. Whether you are contributing to safer workplaces, helping families grow stronger, improving the environment or the health status of populations, your contributions to the public good are valued and vital. We hope that you will become an advocate for the people who need a champion the most—the young, elderly and all underserved populations at the margins of society.

Whatever your passion and interest, we are ready to help you achieve your career goals. If you are ready to learn, and have a true conviction to make a difference, your future contributions and accomplishments are limitless. So, explore the Department of Social and Public Health and contact us if we can provide you with any additional information. We look forward to meeting you!

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Public Health Week 2019 - Success!

April 1-5, 2019 was Public Health Week!

NPHW 2019 DAILY THEMES

Monday — Healthy Communities

Tuesday — Violence Prevention

Wednesday — Rural Health

Thursday — Technology and Public Health

Friday — Climate Change

Saturday and Sunday — Global Health

If you missed out on the fun, please feel free to take a look at our photos from the week's events! 

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