The University of Chicago’s Ph.D. program in Health Studies offers advanced courses of study in epidemiology, biostatistics, and health services research – foundational fields in Public Health. Students concentrate in one of these disciplines. On completing the program, students will be prepared to design and conduct research on fundamental questions about human health and biomedical science from a population perspective. They will also be prepared to collaborate with colleagues from different disciplines to carry out such research.
Why should you choose the University of Chicago for your PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, or health services research? – Our program is small and student-focused; training programs are developed specifically for each student based on their background and interests. – Our highly selective program prides itself on extensive student-faculty and student-student interaction. – Our students can take courses from and interact with faculty from Departments across the University of Chicago including Statistics, Sociology, Human Genetics, Cancer Biology, Public Policy, Economics, and Clinical Departments in the Medical School. Dissertation committees often include faculty from other departments. – We are one of a small number of programs that guarantee full funding for the PhD program. – Information can be found at: http://health.bsd.uchicago.edu/PhDProgram.aspx