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Epidemiology & Community Health


The Division of Epidemiology & Community Health focuses on disease and health in various populations. Our faculty and students examine the distribution, cause and prevention of diseases, and how human behavior affects overall health. The division offers MPH, MS and PhD degrees. Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer serves as the interim division head.

Recent News

Featured Faculty Series – Traci Toomey on Alcohol Policy

Join us on Thursday, February 12, 4:30-6 p.m. for a faculty seminar, “How does alcohol availability affect our communities and what can we do about it?” featuring Dr. Traci…

January 20, 2015EpiCH Events Homepage Events

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Veterans with lower socioeconomic status sleep less, may suffer related health issues

Photo: USAFE AFAFRICA/CC  Regularly sleeping fewer than six hours per night has been linked to a number of health problems including cardiovascular disease, poor mental health, and other life-threatening…

December 23, 2014EpiCH Homepage News News

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Osterholm awarded McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Health

A letter from Dean John Finnegan to SPH faculty, staff and students: It is my great pleasure to announce that University President Eric Kaler has awarded Professor Michael…

October 7, 2014Awards EpiCH Faculty

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