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Population & Family Health

The Heilbrunn Department of Population & Family Health focuses on the health needs and rights of diverse populations in communities across the globe. Concentrating on underserved populations, the department prepares students to work in public health, advocacy, and policy.

Message from the Chair

"My commitment to human rights and human dignity, along with a history of creating interdisciplinary approaches to solving pressing health threats, align with the department’s work and vision," says Terry McGovern, JD. Read More



The Ebola Crisis

John Bryan, MPH '15, learned first-hand about a global health epidemic during his practicum in Sierra Leone. Watch Now

Degree Programs

Through MPH and DrPH degree programs, students focus on the health needs and rights of diverse global populations.