Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU) School of Public Health

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Rays Of Light In Environmental Health
Rays Of Light In Environmental Health

We often hear about the problems in environmental health, but there are some amazing wins and new progress to give us hope.

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Opportunity Leads To Purpose
Opportunity Leads To Purpose
A chance connection and an invaluable faculty mentor lead Sarah Dys to a PhD in Community Health Read more
Work With The Gun Violence As A Public Health Issue Advisory Committee
Work With The Gun Violence As A Public Health Issue Advisory Committee
The Committee offers opportunities for academic research, presentations, advocacy, and other outreach   Read more
Helping To Shape A Better Health System For Those Who Call Oregon Home
Helping To Shape A Better Health System For Those Who Call Oregon Home
Dr. Elizaveta "Liz" Walker will use her newly minted PhD to help steward state resources and health services in a more equitable manner   Read more
First Anti-Racism Faculty Fellowships Announced
First Anti-Racism Faculty Fellowships Announced
Fellowships will fund efforts aligned with the Anti-Racism Initiative, focusing on advancing social justice and supporting institutional change   Read more

Covid 19 – What to Expect for Winter Term 2022

UPDATE: 1/7/2022: PSU’s vaccination policy will change soon to require booster shots for those who are eligible. If you have submitted verification of your vaccine status through the University’s online system, no additional action is necessary at this point. The requirement will take some time to implement and finalize, and we’ll share your next steps as soon as we can. In the meantime, we urge you to get a booster as soon as you are eligible

WINTER 2022 UPDATE: In response to Covid-19, some School of Public Health Winter 2022 courses originally planned for in-person delivery instead will meet either remotely, or in a hybrid remote/in-person format.

Graduate Students, please check this page for a list of all SPH courses with delivery modes noted.  Undergraduate students, please check Banweb for updated course information.

The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our students, staff, and faculty. We want to ensure you have updated information about Covid-19 safety measures on our partner university campuses.

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Information and Resources During COVID-19 

For up-to-date information on the universities’ response, academic resources, and non-academic and community support, please visit these special resources below.

Public Health Education in the Time of Covid-19

Dean David Bangsberg shares his thoughts on how innovation, science, and education are making an impact on public health in this time of Covid-19.

Core Institution Components

Our Faculty

Our faculty are experts in a wide range of public health disciplines. They are researchers and educators, advisers and leaders who help our communities better understand and improve public health.

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Our Programs

Our degree programs share one mission: to produce graduates who deeply understand public health, and have the skills to improve the health of our communities.

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Our Research

Our faculty and students find new ways to explore public health questions, always striving for better answers for the well being of our communities.

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News & Events


Upcoming Events

Events Calendar

Tue 25

What Can I Do with an MPH?

January 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Feb 02

Workshop: Public Health Job Search

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Apr 08

Workshop: Public Health Job Search

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Apr 12

Workshop: Resumes/CVs and Cover Letters

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

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Live, Learn, & Thrive in Portland

Welcome to Oregon’s only urban school of public health, a partnership of two of the state’s leading universities. Oregon Health & Science University is perched on a hill above the city with panoramic views of Portland and the mountains beyond. Portland State University is in the urban heart of downtown. The two campuses are only a short ride apart by Portland Streetcar or by bike. 

But our real campus is outside of the classroom – it’s in the city, the state, and the world. With our focus on community-engaged learning and scholarship, the student and researcher is in the center of an established network of local and regional partners, including clinics and governmental and nonprofit agencies. All with opportunities for internships, hands-on learning, and contacts for future employment. 

We’re a center for innovation, collaboration, and sustainability, located in a state that is known as a national pioneer in public health – ideal conditions if you’re looking to make a world of difference.

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