Ranked #2 in research funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Health

— Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research

Leading Research in the Public Health Sciences

Researchers in the Department of Preventive Medicine work locally and globally, investigating addiction, cancer, diabetes, environmental health, health policy, community health and more.

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Improving population and public health - locally and globally

through high-impact, inter-disciplinary research and training future leaders

A Legacy of Academic Excellence

Through degree offerings at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels – as well as post-doctoral opportunities – the department nurtures students to become public health leaders in the population and public health sciences.

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