FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
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Ph.D. in Public Health with a Specialization in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

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The PhD in HPDP is designed to train students to become effective leaders in public health. Through courses, seminars, and training experiences, doctoral students will develop the skills and methodology necessary to help influence health behavior and lifestyle, as well as health problems that exist within communities.

Graduates of the program are competitive for a variety of research, teaching and public health practice positions. Doctoral graduates from our program are now at Temple, The Claremont School, Tulane and Florida Atlantic University. Employers also include community organizations, local and state health departments. There are also opportunities to work for federal and international agencies, including the CDC (Centers for Disease Control).


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Be the Change

Maintaining a high quality of life begins with an understanding of how our actions and interactions can affect our health. Through FIU’s population-centered Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Masters in Public Health, our program engages students in applied research to address the behavioral, structural, social and cultural factors related to individual, community and population health in South Florida and beyond.

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In addition to an above-average job growth expectancy of 21% over the next 10 years, graduates will have access to positions in such areas as national and international health promotion organizations, government and non-government health organizations, local health departments, and community based health agencies.

CONTACT US

Department of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Florida International University
Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC5 405
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-7789
Fax: 305-348-4901

Elena Bastida, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Phone: 305-348-1518
Email: ebastida@fiu.edu

 

Delver Retana
Office Specialist
Phone: 305-348-7789
Email: dretana@fiu.edu