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UTMB Unveils School of Public Health

April 26, 2022

UTMB Unveils School of Public Health

Focused on training the next generation of public health workforce and improving the overall health and well-being of residents, the University of Texas Medical Branch is announcing its newly established School of Public and Population Health.

e newly established School of Public and Population Health transitions from the previous Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health. e new school will continue to prioritize research in biostatistics and data science; global health and emerging diseases; population health and health disparities; bioethics; and aerospace medicine and environmental health. In addition to the current array of educational opportunities for graduate students, physicians, medical students, and health science professionals, the School of Public and Population Health is also planning to develop additional Master of Public Health tracks, including bioethics and global health, as well as a Doctor of Public Health. e University of Texas Board of Regents approved creation of a School of Public and Population Health in May of 2021. e new school will welcome the first cohort of students this Fall and current students will transition to the School of Public and Population Health.
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