Welcome to the Department of Community and Family Health!
Our mission is to enhance health promotion and disease prevention with individuals, families, and communities through education, research, and service. Our academic programs assist individuals in developing leadership in health science disciplines that meet the needs of diverse populations. Faculty members are dedicated to excellence in teaching of students, innovation in research, and commitment to transdisciplinary collaboration. We offer MPH and MSPH degrees with a concentration in behavioral health, maternal and child health, public health education, and socio-health sciences. We offer Ph.D. and Dr.PH. degrees as well as graduate certificate and dual degree programs. Please explore our site, ask us questions, and discover the many opportunities that await you in the Department of Community and Family Health.
William M. Sappenfield, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair - Department of Community and Family Health