Department of Public Health Sciences

The Department of Public Health Sciences (formerly the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine) is a clinical and research department in the UC Davis School of Medicine.

The mission of the Department of Public Health Sciences is to improve the health of people using approaches based in epidemiology, biostatistics, economics, and behavioral science through research, educational programs, clinical programs, public service, and policy development.

Public Health Sciences faculty researchers specialize in the following areas:

Cancer Epidemiology
Child Neurodevelopment
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Health Disparities
Health Economics, Health Services Research and Health Policy
Immigrant Health
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Injury and Violence
Molecular Epidemiology
Musculoskeletal Disease
Neurodegenerative conditions
Program Evaluation
Quantitative Methods and Bioinformatics
Reproductive and Women’s Health
Respiratory Disease



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