Care for LGBTQ+ elders

With LGBTQ+ elders at risk for poor treatment in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, a first-of-its-kind School of Public Health study is looking for ways to improve their health and safety.

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A Degree from a Top 10 School Sets You Apart

All of our exceptional programs provide expert faculty, flexible options, leadership training, and real world experiences. No GRE required. Scholarship priority deadline: December 1. View our degrees and programs

Building Equity, Driving Justice

In 2020, we began drafting a strategic plan to fundamentally change our school’s culture, perspectives, intentions, and actions. In May, George Floyd’s murder spurred a summer of civil unrest and we knew to was time for a profound change in our school. We accelerated our plan’s timeline, and the result is our Strategic Plan for Antiracism.

Lauren Eldridge, Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, introduces the Strategic Plan for Antiracism. 

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Ticks on the move

30% of adult deer ticks are infected with Lyme disease. How do we stop the spread and protect ourselves?

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Alcohol-induced deaths

From 2006 to 2019, U.S. deaths directly attributed to drinking quietly grew at an alarming rate.

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Improving Healthcare Processes

For her Applied Practice Experience, Asha Elgonda, MPH student, worked with Chicago-based Surgical Directions to make recommendations on how to streamline healthcare processes.

"I’ve learned it’s good to have a diverse skill set. Even though I still want to be an infection preventionist, I’d like to dive more into how our current healthcare system functions."

— Asha Elgonda, Epidemiology MPH

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