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.

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.

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.

Health Disparities

Identifying and implementing strategies to reduce health disparities and health inequalities.

Collaboration

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

Division Leadership & Faculty

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

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For Your Health – Zero Alcohol is Likely the Healthiest Amount

For Your Health – Zero Alcohol is Likely the Healthiest Amount

“It’s well past time to change how we talk about alcohol’s impact on health.” With New Year’s celebrations behind us and the promise of the new year ahead, it can be a great time to talk about the relationship between alcohol and our health. While the dangers of regular heavy drinking and binge drinking (drinking […]