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The Department of Health Services prepares future health practitioners, managers, and researchers to conduct the unfinished work of improving the well-being of communities in the United States and throughout the world.


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We train students for influential careers in:

  • health system management
  • program design & evaluation
  • health promotion
  • policy analysis
  • public health practice & research


photo: Policy Brief October 2019 - Medicaid Work Requirements

Policy Brief October 2019 - Medicaid Work Requirements

"Implementation and administration of Medicaid work requirements are costly and may not save money."   read more...

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Kidney Disease End-of-life Care Affects Care Quality Perceptions

New research by Claire Richards raises concern that the very intensive patterns of care received by patients near the end of life may reflect low quality care.   read more...

photo: ‘Hidden’ Data Exacerbates Rural Public Health Inequities

‘Hidden’ Data Exacerbates Rural Public Health Inequities

Public health officials in rural areas lack the data, capacity, and infrastructure to understand and better address negative health outcomes, according to Betty Bekemeier, lead author of a study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.   read more...

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Health Services On the Road

Considering a graduate degree in Health Services? Our MPH and PhD programs are traveling across Washington and the nation to meet with YOU! Come by and connect with our friendly admissions reps at these upcoming events.   read more...