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College of Public Health & Health Professionals

Definition - What does College of Public Health & Health Professionals mean?

The College of Public Health and Health Professions is one of the largest and most diversified health education institutions in the United States.

The college is ranked among the top health professions schools in the country in terms of research funding it received from the National Institutes of Health.

Safeopedia explains College of Public Health & Health Professionals

The College of Public Health and Health Professions was established with the intent to introduce a new educational model that focuses on the integration of public health problem-solving and individual patient care. Currently, it is one of the largest, most reputable and diversified health education institution on the territory of the U.S.

The college focuses on preserving, promoting and improving the health and well-being of populations, communities and individuals. It achieves this by fostering collaborations among public health and the health professions in education, research and service.

It consists of eight departments:

  • Behavioral science and community health
  • Clinical and health psychology
  • Communicative disorders
  • Environmental and global health
  • Epidemiology and biostatistics
  • Health services research, management and policy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy.

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