About the PhD Program
MCW's Institute for Health and Society offers the only PhD Program of its kind in Wisconsin and one of very few nation-wide with the purpose of transforming the research paradigm in public and community health by integrating the rigors of traditional public health sciences with the essential components of community health improvement through participation and partnership.
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Applications are no longer being
accepted for Fall 2014 admission.
Information on applying can be found at:
PhD Program Goals
Educate graduates who will conduct original research, impact policy development and become future faculty scholars with public and community health expertise.
Emphasize integrated, interdisciplinary approaches to address important public and community health issues.
Capitalize on the diverse strengths of health sciences, population health, medicine, nursing and the social and behavioral sciences.
The American Public Health Association has begun a quest to make the United States the healthiest nation in one generation.
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April 7 - 13, 2014 is National Public Health Week. The theme is Public Health: Start Here. Read more about it.
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With the 2014-2015 school year, we will offer the PhD in Public and Community Health as a part-time program in addition to the 4 year, full-time program. Read more about our part-time program.