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Our departments offer a home and area of focus for students. They provide diverse learning, research and service opportunities across the field of public health.


Faculty members in the Department of Biostatistics develop and apply new statistical methodology and provide a key quantitative component to public health and biomedical research efforts.

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Department of Epidemiology faculty are experts in maternal and child health, gene-environment interactions and associated health outcomes, HIV and opioid use surveillance, infectious disease epidemiology, and alternative medicine.

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Health Policy, Management & Leadership

The Department of Health Policy, Management and Leadership serves as a catalyst to transform population health in West Virginia and beyond through the development, dissemination and application of the most effective policies and leadership practices.

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Occupational & Environmental Health Sciences

The Department of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences is made up of a diverse faculty, including basic scientists, toxicologists, engineers, physicians, bioinformaticians, epidemiologists, and other public health scientists.

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Social & Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences addresses the behavioral, social and environmental factors related to individual and population health and health disparities over the life span.

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