Dr. Courtney Van Houtven
Chosen for her scholarly work and insights, Dr. Van Houtven was appointed to a three year term on the new Editorial Advisory Board of the Milbank Quarterly....
Ethan Borre MD/PhD Student
MD/PhD student, Ethan Borre, was named to the prestigious Duke Margolis Scholar Program in Health Policy and Management for 2020-21. Learn more about the...
Pop Health faculty and staff volunteers and the NC Harm Reduction coalition assembled 1,000 overdose rescue kits for distribution. To find out where you can...
Dr. Alan Brookhart
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Brookhart for being re-appointed as an Honorary Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University in Denmark. 





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Everything in human experience, from factors we can change such as our neighborhood to factors we cannot such as our ancestors, can influence health.

Understanding health outcomes in populations given the complex and diverse factors that determine them demands knowledge and applications in academic fields from epidemiology to economics, from informatics to behavioral science, and more. 

The Duke Department of Population Health Sciences works where biology, behavior, environments, society, and health care intersect using tools of discovery, measurement, evaluation, and implementation to generate insights that affect health.

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