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.
Read more about the PhD Program.
Applications for Fall 2013
are no longer being accepted.
NEW Application deadline: January 15th
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.
Join us at the Wisconsin Public Health Association Conference
May 21 - 23, 2013
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Look for us at the American Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo in Boston MA
November 2 - 6, 2013
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April 1-7, 2013 was National Public Health Week. Check the website to view activities.
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