News and Events
- Barry Levy, M.D., M.P.H., presented “Climate Change and Human Rights,” at the M.P.H. New Student Convocation, in Keller Auditorium, on Aug 25, 2016.
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- Thomas Babor is now the president of
ICARA, the International Confederation of Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug (ATOD) Research Associations.
- The UConn Master's of Public Health (M.P.H.) program offers a
(4+1 B.A./B.S.-M.P.H.) option for qualified students. The program allows students to complete their bachelor’s degrees in any UConn-approved discipline and the M.P.H. degree within
5 years of their initial matriculation as undergraduates.
Richard Stevens on CNN: Doctors
Issue Warning About LED Streetlights
Graduate Program in Public Health Award Recipients:
Jennifer Cavallari, Sc.D. was selected for the Joan Segal Outstanding Faculty Award.
- A conference on “Genetic
Research on Addiction: Ethics, Law, and Public Health” took
place at UConn Health. The
videotape and slides of the conference are available.
Recent books published by our
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.
The mission of