PhD, International Health
Director, Dr. Sara Bennett
The PhD program is designed to equip students with the technical skills for carrying out cutting-edge health policy and systems research and preparing them to take leadership positions in global health settings.
Through a combination of coursework and research mentoring, graduates will have a firm understanding of the wide array of methods for health systems research, including
- Ethical analyses exploring equity and fairness in health systems
- Implementation science
- Health economics and financing
- Health outcomes and burden of disease methods
- Health policy analysis
- Health systems research and systems thinking
- Quantitative methods (biostatistics)
- Qualitative methods
Through the program, students have the opportunity to gain exposure to a variety of content areas including injury prevention and control, maternal, neonatal and child health, non-communicable diseases, primary health care, and refugee and humanitarian assistance.