Department of Public Health

Focusing on improving local, national and global health.

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The Public Health Program

The Public Health program offers two majors in public health, a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science, as well as a minor. Each degree prepares graduates for exciting careers in the diverse domains of the field.

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About Public Health

Public Health is a vast interdisciplinary field of study that incorporates all the perspectives, roles, policies, and institutions required to keep our populations safe from illness and injury. Find out more about what our students learn and what they do with that knowledge.

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Faculty

The interdisciplinary Public Health program is lead by Kerri Warren, associate professor of biology, and Marybeth MacPhee, associate professor of anthropology.

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Making an Impact

Mary Dinnean, RWU Class of 2018
Public Health

Mary Dinnean, a junior double-major in psychology and public health, is a student making an impact addressing social justice and public health issues. In fact, she received a national award for her service.

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