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Air Pollution and Children’s Health

Exposures to chemical and biological air contaminants, both outdoors and indoors at relatively low concentrations during pregnancy, infancy, and childhood can have immediate and long-term...

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Cancer Prevention

It is currently estimated that one of every two American men and one of every three American women will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime.

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CARE: Community Alliance for Research and Engagement

"…We are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond." These words by the poet Gwendolyn Brooks, serve as the maxim for CARE: Community Alliance for Research and Engagement

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The description of the human genome opened a new world of opportunity to understand the causes of common chronic diseases, including cancer, heart disease and asthma.

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Global Health Systems

A major focus for the School of Public Health is to provide strategic research and technical assistance to support the development of international health systems.


Controlling Global Infections

Infectious diseases are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.

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The HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to be one of the most formidable public health issues of our era, with an estimated 33.4 million people living with the disease worldwide.