Public Health Sciences
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.
They also support active teaching programs in Public Health and Clinical Research.
In addition, PHS 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
- 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 Public Health Sciences at UVA is available through the Office of the Chair and the Mission Statement and History.