As a fully-accredited School of Public Health, the University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health is preparing the next generation of public health and healthcare leaders across undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs.
A key partner to city, state and federal health agencies and citizen scientists (will applicants understand the term citizen scientists?) alike, the School is known for its advocacy for health justice in communities around the globe, with a particular focus on racial equity. The School's portfolio includes a strong research focus, notably in health taxes and behaviors, maternal and child health and environmental Justice. A global presence in 65 nations, including dedicated programs in Kenya, Mexico, Cuba and Bangladesh; responses to pressing health challenges, with comprehensive research and outreach for people who use opioids; and infrastructure to build citizen involvement in public health, including the Chicago and Cook County Health Atlases and workforce development projects.