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MD/MPH dual degree program at uva

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  1. MD/MPH dual degree program at uva

  2. Master of Public Health Master of Public Health Program • A unique, individualized program in public health that prepares students with the quantitative research skills; interdisciplinary social and behavioral perspectives; and analytic foundations in law, ethics and policy to solve complex health problems at the community and population level. • Health Policy, Law, and Ethics • Generalist: Practice & Research

  3. Courses • Core Courses Offered in the Fall • Introduction to Biostatistics (PHS 7000) • Fundamentals of Epidemiology (PHS 7010) • Environmental Health: Principles & Practice (PHS 7380) • Health Policy & Management (PHS 7100) • Health Behavior and Health Promotion (PHS 7610) • The Practice of Public Health  (PHS 7180/7181)       • Core Courses Offered in the Spring • Policy, Systems, & Administration (PHS 7200)  • Public Health Law & Ethics (PHS 7050)  • Health Care Economics (PHS 7090) • Pract of Public Health (PHS 7181) • Program Planning & Evaluation (PHS 7060) OR • Comparative Effect. & Outcomes (PHS 7120) 

  4. Other Experience • PHS 8890/8900 (Fall/Spring/Summer) – MPH Field Placement ( 3 credits) 8 credits toward MD and MPH programs • PHS 8930/8940 (Fall/Spring/Summer) – MPH Culminating Experience (3 credits) Final project presentation

  5. Why an MPH? • Current events: H1N1, policy reform, health care bill passes in House of Representatives, etc. • Opportunities for research, public service, career development • Responsibility of Physicians to defend our field

  6. More Information • http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/phs/mph/mphprogramdescription.cfm • Ruth GaareBernheim, J.D., M.P.H. rg3r@virginia.edu • Al Strickler strickler@virginia.edu