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Health and Behavioral Sciences

About Us

Health and Behavioral Sciences is a program that offers undergraduate degrees in Public Health and an interdiciplinary PhD. With the growing needs in health care, the HBSC Department offers students an education that is relevant today.

Why Health & Behavioral Sciences

Why Health & Behavioral Sciences

In response to the growing challenges in health care and public health, Health and Behavioral Sciences was established to develop leaders able to address contemporary health issues within the political, economic, cultural, biomedical and social framework of our society.

Mission and Values

Mission and Values

The mission of our department is to apply social science theory and innovative research methods to critically address emerging issues in health.


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