This degree is offered by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in Temple’s College of Public Health. Graduate students have opportunities to work with faculty who are conducting cutting-edge research in clinical, translational medicine that integrates fields in public health and medicine.
Faculty research emphases in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics include
- behavioral cancer epidemiology;
- environmental toxicology;
- global health;
- intergenerational transmission of health and well-being; and
- water, sanitation and hygiene.
The College of Public Health contains several research centers, labs and programs associated with public health disciplines, including
- the Behavioral and Cancer Epidemiology Research Program;
- the Biostatistics Support Center;
- the Center for Obesity Research and Education (CORE);
- the Fox Chase Cancer Center Cancer Prevention and Control Program;
- the Health Behavior Research Clinic;
- the Public Health Law Research Center;
- the Risk Communication Laboratory;
- the Siminoff Research Group;
- the Social and Behavioral Health Intervention Laboratory; and
- the Water, Health and Applied Microbiology (WHAM) Lab.
Research in Temple’s College of Public Health
The College of Public Health is one of the most research-active colleges at Temple University. Research at the college is multidisciplinary and spans both discovery and translation.
Temple is an R1 institution of “highest research activity” as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, placing it in the top 4 percent of all four-year educational institutions in the nation. Temple’s research enterprise distinguishes itself through its focus on community, and by using advances in technology to make a positive impact on people’s lives.