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Enhance Health and Quality of Life in Communities
The Sacred Heart University Master of Public Health program prepares individuals to protect and improve the health of individuals and communities.(1) As such, students will be required to critically examine how biological, behavioral, social, and environmental factors influence health. Students will learn how to address these factors through the creation and evaluation of programs and policies designed to improve the health of individuals and communities. Students’ education will be grounded in a social justice philosophy,(2) which calls for improving the health of the population while ensuring fair treatment of the disadvantaged.
Latest News & Events
Graduate Student Earns Award for SHU Vaping Awareness Campaign
October 28, 2019
Gabrielle Diaz, a graduate student working on a master’s degree in public health at Sacred Heart University, has earned the Michael J. Perlin award from the Connecticut Public Health Association for her work in the implementation of SHU’s first vaping awareness campaign. The Michael J. Perlin Award honors students who are enrolled in a public health program and demonstrate a commitment to leadership and volunteerism through student activities or community service.
Sacred Heart University Master of Public Health Program Joins SOPHAS
September 20, 2019
Sacred Heart University Master of Public Health Program is the latest ASPPH member to participate in SOPHAS, the centralized application service for schools and programs of public health. Applicants can now submit one application to as many as 106 institutions in SOPHAS.
Professors Obtain Grant to Improve School Routes for Walkers
May 16, 2019
Professors Anna Greer and Sofia Pendley from the Department of Public Health at Sacred Heart University have received a $15,000 grant from the Nature Conservancy’s Small Grant Programs Initiative, which is funded by the JPB Foundation in partnership with Whole Communities. In partnership with Make the Road Connecticut (MRCT) and the CT Chapter of the Nature Conservancy, the professors and their students will conduct a permanent urban conservation project at a dangerous Bridgeport intersection that city youth often use to walk to school.