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National Public Health Week Event


Public Health is Your Health

Public health focuses on improving and protecting community health and well-being locally and around the world, with an emphasis on prevention among large groups of people. We identify the causes of disease and injury, and we implement large-scale solutions.

Points of Pride

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Best college value in the state of Texas

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Countries represented by our student body


Texas counties impacted by our programs

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Research expenditures since the school's inception

Developing Innovative Solutions

Public health research has increased life expectancy in the U.S. and around the world through controlling infectious diseases, assuring the safety of the food and water supply, vaccination policy, motor vehicle safety laws, mental health, tobacco control, disaster response, access to healthcare, and so much more.

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Latest Research and Innovation

Every day our faculty are forging paths to improve the health of populations. From groundbreaking work in our labs, to developing behavioral interventions, we are committed to improving the health of the world in which we live.