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Colorado School of Public Health
Departments
 

Departments and Partner Institutions

at the Colorado School of Public Health


The Colorado School of Public Health is comprised of five academic departments dedicated to the various fields within public health education and research. Access specific programs, courses, research and faculty information by visiting our department websites. Departments are primarily located at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, with faculty at partner institutions Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado.


Biostatistics & Informatics 

Biostatistics & Informatics

Biostatistics & informatics applies analytic methods, statistical reasoning and information management to address health data in medical and public health fields. Professional and research activities include the design and analysis of basic, applied and translational research and clinical trials, statistical consulting, developing of new statistical methods, disease information services, research databases and more.

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Academic programs

Community & Behavioral Health 

Community & Behavioral Health

Community & behavioral health merges the fields of sociology, psychology, anthropology and epidemiology to assess community needs and develop programs and policies that promote health, prevent disease and enhance quality of life. Research and degree programs emphasize community involvement and collaboration along with scientific evidence to understand and influence health and well-being as well as tools to educate for healthy living.

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Academic programs

Environmental & Occupational Health 

Environmental & Occupational Health

Environmental & occupational health ensures our residential, professional and industrial environments are safe and sustainable. Researchers work closely with industry and policy makers to address issues of clean air and water, environmental health hazards, community and urban development, laws and regulations and sustainability.  

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Academic programs

Epidemiology 

Epidemiology

Epidemiology examines the causes, effects and prevention of disease and disability. Professionals study the underlying causes of chronic diseases, like diabetes and cancer, and emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals. Other areas include injury control and prevention, birth defects, newborn screening and disease surveillance; causes are studied at the genetic and molecular level and through community and social factors. Research is translated into national and international policies and programs aimed at preventing the cause and spread of disease.

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Academic programs

Health Systems, Management & Policy 

Health Systems, Management & Policy

Health Systems, Management & Policy focuses on the administrative components of health care, health care access, financing, health services and public health practice research and policy. Training and research include administration and management needed to effectively operate public and private-sector health programs, health outcomes research, economics, law, ethics and health policy.

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Academic programs

Partner Institution Programs 

Many of our faculty are located at Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado. Visit their respective program website for details on faculty and program options.

Visit the Colorado State University program site

Visit the University of Northern Colorado program site

 

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