Working to achieve health equity and eliminate health disparities impacting our communities.

Learn how roles such as health analysts, educators, program planners and scientists collaborate to keep our community safe.

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Discover how our research impacts communities at home and abroad

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Centers and programs

Our specialty centers are actively involved in research activities that span public and community health. Find out how we're making a difference in environmental health, biostatistics, addiction treatment and prevention, epidemiology and more.

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Research

Faculty and students of the School of Public Health conduct state-of-the-art research in a wide range of areas related to public health.

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Global health initiatives

In collaboration with the School of Public Health, the Larson Institute for Health Impact and Equity offers international fieldwork programs, research opportunities and global engagement efforts that provide hands-on training experiences for students.

School news

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Faces of the Pack: Kaashifah

International doctoral student's journey in pursuing her education abroad - “Women should not cut off their wings because of societal norms"

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School of Public Health dean will shape future public health education standards

Dean Muge Akpinar-Elci appointed by ASPPH to serve on the CEPH council

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Dr. Hamza: Bringing healthcare management best practices from the University to Ghana

“The University and NNIC work closely with the broader community to help connect me to people, systems, and insights and I realized early on that this is the kind of foundation that will help more individuals back home when I return.”

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The School of Public Health is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs. To request a copy of the school's most recent self-study and/or final report, please email lbenbrahim@unr.edu.