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The Division of Public Health is a strong supporter of public health practice by providing the professional Master of Public Health Degree (MPH) and by engaging with professional partners to support and advance public health practice. We have faculty with experience in the provision of public health services that create conditions where people can be healthy. The Division has been involved in local and global public health initiatives with practice partners for the past 20 years.



Most recently, the Division of Public Health has been a leader in preventing the spread of COVID-19:

Page Checketts

Humans of the U: Page Checketts | @theU

Gone are the days when people go to work and school with symptoms, when handshakes are given freely and when not washing your hands was routine for many.

Kimberley Shoaf

Humans of the U: Kimberley Shoaf | @theU

The COVID-19 pandemic isn't over for the U.S. until it's over for the globe.


Sharon Talboys

Humans of the U: Sharon Talboys | @theU


Mia Hashibe, PhD

Director of Research and Practice