The University of Kansas Master of Public Health program (KU-MPH) is a fully accredited, 42 credit hour graduate program with concentrations in Epidemiology, Social and Behavioral Health, Environmental Health Sciences and Public Health Management. The program has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 1998 and is offered through the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita in Wichita. KU-MPH is also the only fully accredited MPH program in the state to become member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).
Our program mission is to provide teaching, research and service activities that prepare public health practitioners, health care providers and researchers to develop and apply population-based and individual approaches to maintaining and improving the public's health in the Heartland and the nation.
KU-MPH graduates serve in a wide variety of public health fields, including clinical medicine, research, health education, disease surveillance and the academic setting.
For more information about the KU-MPH Program, please see our About Our Program page.
2014 Kansas Obesity Summit Call of Abstracts
The Governor's Council on Fitness invites abstract submissions for poster presentations at the 2014 Kansas Obesity Summit. The Summit will be held October 8, 2014, in Manhattan, KS, at the Hilton Garden Inn. More than
200 participants from across the state will attend to develop solutions to physical inactivity and poor access to healthy foods in Kansas. To enrich attendee experience, the Governor's Council on Fitness offers a poster session for researchers, practitioners and students to share current research, programs, and projects that address physical inactivity and poor access to healthy foods. Abstracts must address Kansas projects, best practices or research with any of the following themes: physical activity, nutrition, the built environment, obesity, prevention or treatment of obesity, or chronic disease. The deadline for submission is August 29, 2014, at 5 p.m. Central. Those selected will be notified via email at the beginning of September.
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