Please Join Us!
Master of Public Health Program
Poster Session & Graduation Celebration
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
12:00 – 1:30
Jordan Hall G1 & G2
University of Virginia
Lunch will be provided, please RSVP to email@example.com
The Department of Public Health Sciences brings a unique, interdisciplinary approach to the generation, management and interpretation of basic science, clinical and health-related information.
Department faculty members provide a wide range of research collaboration and consulting support and services to School of Medicine faculty, departments and others.
The Department also provides a robust educational program in public health and clinical and population research at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels.
The Department of Public Health Sciences collaborates in numerous cross-school and cross-university programs, and serves as a bridge to others across the university and to the community at large.
The Department has the following four, which provide a forum for intellectual exchange and collaboration among faculty and staff.
- Biostatistics Section, co-led by Mark Conaway and Jennie Ma
- Health Policy, Management & Law Section, co-led by Carolyn Engelhard and Robert J. Meyer
- Health System Collaborations
- Be Smart Quality Initiative, directed by Wendy Novicoff
- Associate Chief Medical Informatics Office Jason Lyman, MD
- Comparative Effectiveness, Quality, & Outcomes Research Section, co-led by George Stukenborg and Paul Targonski.
- Population and Community Health, led by Roger Anderson
The Department has the following administrative divisions and programs.
- Biomedical Informatics: research and consulting on the application of computing and communications technology to biomedical research and health data. Biomedical Informatics manages the UVa Clinical Data Repository in support of clinical research at UVa. Director: James Harrison
- Patient Outcomes Research: teaching, research and community interventions in public health practice and health care policy. Director: George Stukenborg
- Translational Research & Applied Statistics: provides the analytical infrastructure for basic, clinical, and translational research at the University of Virginia, specifically in cancer and in close collaboration with faculty and staff in the NCI-designated University of Virginia Cancer Center. Director: Gina Petroni
- Research Collaboration and Consultation Program. Director: Aaron Pannone
- Education Program. Director: Ruth Gaare Bernheim
- Collaborations across the University
More information about the Department is available through the Office of the Chair and the Mission Statement and History.