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Sociomedical Sciences

The Department of Sociomedical Sciences sets public health challenges in broad social, historical, and political context. We emphasize social structure in relation to culture and history, with a focus on research that empowers communities and informs public policy. 

Meet the Chair

As a clinical psychologist, Sociomedical Sciences Department Chair Kathleen J. Sikkema has led pioneering scholarship on HIV and mental health.

For Current Students

Find out about degree requirements, course descriptions, certificates, practicum information, financial aid, and other resources. Read More

Fast Facts

29 Full-Time Faculty
229 Master’s Students
41 Doctoral Students