WHY CHOOSE UCONN?

Public health careers for the 21st century will require competence in the interprofessional coordination of skills relevant to systems-level approaches to health that focus on our environment and social structures.  You can join students, alumni, faculty and community partners who are at work shaping our public health system and services. When thinking about public health around Connecticut, it’s hard to exaggerate our program’s influence. Our alumni and faculty are found in various positions across the university throughout the state and nation. Graduates hold positions as:

  • health directors and staff in state, local, and federal health departments
  • managers of community health, social service, and nonprofit organizations
  • managers and scientists of pharmaceutical firms, health insurance companies, and hospital systems
  • educators and researchers
  • community-based physicians
  • public policy advocates
  • students with Public Health sweatshirts

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DEPARTMENT WELCOMES NEW CHAIR

Dr. Doug Brugge

Professor Doug Brugge from Tufts University has been named as the next chair of the Department of Community Medicine and Health Care.
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CONGRATULATIONS!

Audrey Chapman received the Joan Segal Outstanding Faculty Award at the Annual MPH Graduation Dinner.

SETTING LIMITS TO STOP THE GAMBLING EPIDEMIC

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Interview with Professor Babor, co-author of the new international book, Setting Limits: Gambling, Science and Public Policy, sharing scientific, evidence-based recommendations to help policymakers stop the world’s growing gambling epidemic, including the rise in online gambling.

Summer 2019 MPH Course Offerings announced.
Fall 2019 MPH Course Offerings announced.

Check out our latest newsletter, Public Health Happenings, from the Program in Applied Public Health Sciences!

COMMENCEMENT with SPEAKER – WOODLYN JOACHIM

Woodlyn Joachim at Commencement 2019

View the commencement video to watch the full ceremony or to hear Woodlyn's speech (go to the link to the remarks section at minute 31) .

In addition, there is an interview with our Commencement Speaker. Read More