“My interdisciplinary training in the doctoral program provided me with the initial capacity to question, research, translate and engage communities in issues of critical importance to the public’s health.”
BILL GATES SR.
The Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health is grounded in a life course framework with domestic and international areas of interest including: adolescent health; child health; maternal, fetal and perinatal health; population and health; and women's, sexual and reproductive health. Skills emphasized in departmental training include: population sciences, behavioral science, program evaluation, evidence based advocacy and the translation of research for programs and policy.
The Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is dedicated to improving health throughout the “life course” worldwide.