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Teaching and Prevention Through Quality Research
Our department is leading research and prevention activities that impact public health by training students to evaluate and respond to important public health issues in aging and chronic disease prevention, reproductive health, environmental health, and infectious diseases.


Jonas Salk administering the polio vaccine

Pitts­burgh’s po­lio pre-pi­o­neers

A trib­ute to the school­chil­dren who showed the Salk vac­cine was safe

Dr. Marian Jarlenski and Dr. Dara Méndez

Building reproductive health equity upstream

The duo’s work focuses on tackling social determinants of health upstream at the policy level, which will help to dismantle structural racism and improve health inequities quicker and more completely.

Staff member Rafael Migoyo with painting

Pittsburgh Days, Havana Nights

Staff member combines data management career with a passion for visual arts