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Fighting the epidemic: Neighborhood-focused HIV testing and treatment
When it comes to HIV, geography can be destiny, argue authors Amy Nunn and others, of a new article in the American Journal of Public Health. The epidemic has become heavily concentrated in poor urban neighborhoods where people are less likely to be tested and treated, creating more risk that the virus will spread. New prevention efforts should focus on neighborhoods. Read more...
The School of Public Health's mission
is to improve population health by:
- Conducting research to better understand disease risk factors and health promotion
- Educating future generations of health researchers and policy makers
- Providing public service through the translation of research into public policy
The School of Public Health coordinates and integrates academic, research, and public service programs relevant to population health. Public Health educational programs include undergraduate concentrations in community health and biostatistics; the fully accredited MPH Program; master of science degrees in biostatistics, epidemiology and behavioral and social sciences intervention; and doctoral programs in epidemiology, biostatistics and health services research.