Department of Public Health Sciences

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Master of Public Health Program
Poster Session & Graduation Celebration

Friday, April 25, 2014
11:00 – 1:00
Jordan Hall G1 & G2
University of Virginia



The Department of Public Health Sciences (formerly Health Evaluation Sciences) brings a unique, interdisciplinary approach to the generation, management and interpretation of basic science, clinical and health-related information.

We also support active teaching programs in Public Health and Clinical Research.

The Department of Public Health Sciences collaborates in cross-school and cross-university programs in Health Policy, Law, and Ethics.  See: Health Policy, Law, & Ethics at UVA for more information.

In addition, we provide research collaboration and consulting support to School of Medicine faculty, departments and others.

The Department is composed of four major divisions:

  • 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.

  • Biostatistics: research and consulting on the application of statistical analyses to biomedical research data. Biostatistics and Epidemiology provides statistical support for many research projects at UVa.

  • Patient Outcomes, Policy & Epidemiologic Research: teaching, research and community interventions in public health practice and health care policy.


  • 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.


More information about the Department is available through the Office of the Chair and the Mission Statement and History.