Changing the world through public health research, education and outreach

We aim to prevent cancer and other diseases, promote population health, and improve quality and access to health care in Missouri and beyond.

Faculty Research

Community Focus

Improving the health and wellbeing of people and communities through educational outreach campaigns, professional talks and media appearances, and partnerships with community health organizations. Learn more »

Health Disparities

Identifying and implementing strategies to reduce health disparities and health inequalities. Learn more »

Collaboration

Connecting investigators from multiple disciplines who collaborate on innovative projects that affect public health and clinical care. Learn more »

Education

Supporting an exceptional academic base through the education, training and mentoring of students, fellows and faculty on the art of population-based clinical outcomes research. Learn more »

 

Division Leadership & Faculty

The Public Health Sciences division is led by Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, an internationally recognized leader in cancer prevention.

Meet Our Faculty

 

News

Pride, Progress, and Working toward Health Equity:  Cancer and the LGBTQIA+ Community

Pride, Progress, and Working toward Health Equity:  Cancer and the LGBTQIA+ Community

By Nora Leahy, MPH, CHES, Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities Every June we celebrate Pride Month and the great diversity, strength, and resilience of the LGBTQIA+ community.  We reflect on the past and honor those who risked everything to pave the way toward equality.  We also imagine and strive for a future rooted […]