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The Department of Community Medicine and Health Care is a basic science department within the UConn School of Medicine. It consists of 12 full-time faculty and over 25 support staff, with a research portfolio representing a total commitment of over $10 million in extramural funding. The department’s research covers cancer epidemiology, substance use disorders, health services evaluation, health law and ethics, health behavior, public health dentistry, HIV/AIDS, and global health. More than 55 adjunct faculty have clinical and M.P.H. teaching appointments. The department serves the School of Medicine as the academic home of faculty in the social, behavioral, and public health sciences as well as health law and medical ethics. The Department of Community Medicine is the home to the M.P.H. and Ph.D. graduate programs in Public Health.

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