Congratulations KU-MPH Graduates class of 2014!

KU-MPH Program Celebrates Student & Teaching Excellence

The University of Kansas School of Medicine Master of Public Health (KU-MPH) held its annual award ceremony on the both Kansas City and Wichita Campuses.  Learn more.

Congratulations KU-MPH Graduates class of 2014!

The KU-MPH Hooding Ceremony held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Battenfeld Auditorium. Read about our recent graduates.

MPH Faculty Receives National Cancer Institute R01 for Work with Women in Jails

Dr. Megha Ramaswamy received funding for a new project, Sexual Health Empowerment for Cervical Health Literacy and Cancer Prevention.  Learn more.

Improving the Public's Health in the Heartland and Beyond ...

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.

 


Announcements

 

Wine in The Dotte: A KU-MPH Alumni Wine Party - October 10, 2014

The 2014 KUMC Alumni Reunion Weekend will be held during the second weekend in October. In conjunction with campus-wide activities, the KU-MPH program will be hosting its third annual alumni event. Wine in The Dotte: A KU-MPH Alumni Wine Party will be held on Friday, October 10th from 6:00 - 8:30 pm in Wine Barn Winery and Vineyard, Kansas City, Kansas. Invitations have been sent out to our alumni from the KUMC Alumni Office. To RSVP online, please go to http://www.kumc.edu/alumni/reunion . Please contact Farah Marhusin at fmarhusin@kumc.edu or (913) 588-2767 for any additional questions.

On behalf of our Department Chair and Program Executive Director, we hope you can join us for an evening of celebration and appreciation of local wine and food!

 

2014 Kansas Obesity Summit Call of Abstracts

obesity summit

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.
For more information, please click here.

 

Last modified: Sep 11, 2014
Accreditation

CEPH
The University of Kansas Master of Public Health Program (KU-MPH) is proud to announce that we have been reaccredited by the Council of Education on Public Health (CEPH) until July 1, 2018.

ASPPH
Member, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) .

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