Create a healthier world

Help people live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.
Focus on prevention instead of treating the symptoms of disease.
Improve health for entire populations through research, education, and policy.

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Learn about our Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in public health.

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We offer professional and academic graduate degrees across the public health disciplines.

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Hear from Hawkeyes

Alaina Elliott-Wherry

Advocacy in action

Alaina Elliott-Wherry, MPH student

Alaina recently had the opportunity to speak with state legislators about public health issues.

Khyathi Gadag

Supporting mental health

Khyathi Gadag V, PhD student

Khyathi is interested in mental health, health policy, and supporting student wellness.

John Dickens

Researching rural public health

John Dickens, 23MPH

John will work with a public health policy center to research and address rural public health needs.

Lyndy Holdt

Testing the waters

Lyndy Holdt, MS student

 Lyndy is conducting a water quality survey as part of her focus on environmental health issues.


Research is what sets the College of Public Health apart.
Our faculty are among the most productive researchers on campus. 

$205 million

in research funding over the past five fiscal years

$43 million

in research funding for fiscal year 2023

$16 million

in research funding for first quarter of fiscal year 2024

Learn more about our research