We are a vibrant and diverse community of students, faculty and staff committed to improving health throughout the world.
UNMC's newly established College of Public Health trains professionals to tackle health problems from neighborhoods to global populations. A multidisciplinary approach promotes healthy communities,eliminates disparities and ensures clean environments.
Community health education
Specific issues in rural health
Health services research on the organization and finance of health care delivery organizations
Surveillance methods to detect emerging infectious disease epidemics
Analysis of trends in major and chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, Alzheimer, and others
Research on the causal factors of major diseases and methods to intervene in those factors
Determination of significant environmental hazards
Workplace health and safety
Food, water, and air safety and quality
Education of health care administrators and health system leaders
Other major health concerns
The College of Public Health aims to promote and sustain healthy communities locally, regionally, nationally, and globally.