About Our Programs At the heart of Sociomedical Sciences’ intellectual community, our doctoral programs offer cutting-edge training. Apply Learn the deadlines and application requirements for DrPH and PhD programs. Current Students Our students examine the origins and impact policies, programs and the structural, cultural, and historical dimensions of public health. Publications Our students publish in top journals and with the country’s best university presses. Careers Graduates of SMS’s doctoral programs work in leading academic institutions as well as the public and private sectors.