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Department of Population Health Sciences

The Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a collaborative department within the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health that pursues a goal of understanding, preserving and improving the health of human populations and individuals.

To accomplish this goal, the department:

  • Conducts research to understand health, diseases and their determinants across the lifespan; tests interventions to improve health; and develops methodological approaches for population health research
  • Provides training, mentorship and education on methods in epidemiology, health services research, social and behavioral health sciences, public health and related disciplines to undergraduate, graduate and professional students, post-doctoral fellows and faculty
  • Develops partnerships and collaborations with researchers, clinicians, communities and institutions to improve understanding of health and translate population health research findings into policy and practice

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Last updated: 03/24/2014
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