Welcome to the Education Program pages of the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. We provide the epidemiology and biostatistics curriculum for the OHSU School of Medicine, and for the tri-campus Oregon MPH Program. Our faculty maintain a broad scope of courses and training opportunities in medicine and public health that cover a large array of methodological and topic-oriented courses. We are committed to excellence in teaching and our accomplishments have received national recognition in recent years. Our Department's training program in public health and its residency in preventive medicine ranked second in the 2006 US News & World Report graduate school survey; and in 2004, the Department received the 2004 Outstanding Educational Program of the Year Award from the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine.
We offer a CEPH-accredited Master in Public Health degree in epidemiology and biostatistics, a graduate Certificate in Biostatistics, an MS/MBST in Biostatistics, and an accredited residency program in Preventive Medicine. We also over specialty training, including summer research training institutes in epidemiology research methods and biostatistics.
We invite you to read about us here on our Web pages, and to contact us for more information.
Bill Lambert, PhD
Director of Education
Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
MPH - Epidemiology and Biostatistics
The Epidemiology and Biostatistics track of the Oregon MPH Program prepares students for a variety of public health careers involving basic and applied research. Courses emphasize the use of quantitative methods for analyzing and addressing health problems.
MD - MPH Joint Degree Program
The MD/MPH joint degree program is part of the Biostatistics & Epidemiology Track of the Oregon MPH Program and is designed for prospective students considering a clinical career in a population-based practice or a career in research, policy, or programs that would be enhanced by a degree in public health.
Master of Science in Biostatistics (MS) and Master of Biostatistics (MBST)
The new Master of Science in Biostatistics and Master of Biostatistics (MBST) degree programs at OHSU are designed to provide graduate level training in the application and theory of biostatistics. They are primarily aimed at those wishing to pursue careers as intermediate level biostatisticians or apply for doctoral programs in Biostatistics. The programs are also appropriate for individuals who have earned a Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics and wish to pursue further training.
Graduate Certificate - Biostatistics
This program is designed to provide basic and intermediate graduate level biostatistics training for a diverse range of students in the health sciences. It is primarily aimed at those wishing to become more skilled in applied biostatistics methods and theory.
Preventive Medicine Residency
A fully-accredited residency program in the Department of Public Health & Preventive Medicine at OHSU The mission statement of Preventive Medicine Residency, 'to train physicians in the dynamic and multi-dimensional field of population-based preventive medicine, which incorporated epidemiology, public health, managerial medicine, health policy, research, academic teaching and cross-disciplinary communication.