Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Public Health Sciences with specialization in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences Program By School of Public Health and Information Sciences University of Louisville |Top Universities
The Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences emphasizes teaching, research and community service related to influencing health-related behavior as well as the economic, environmental, organizational and policy supports necessary for sustained long-term health improvement. We are committed to helping our students address to the social determinants of health, health disparities, and health equity.

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The University of Louisville is situated in Louisville, the largest city in Kentucky. Ranked third among the ‘Great Affordable College Towns in the US’ by Great Value Colleges, Louisville is the headquarter of healthcare providers including Norton Healthcare, KentuckyOne Health, Kindred Healthcare, Humana Inc., etc. providing many career opportunities for healthcare professionals. Louisville is also a significant manufacturing center which includes two Ford plants and General Electric Appliances. Louisville is also the birthplace of legendary boxer Mohammad Ali and home of Kentucky Derby.



The University of Louisville is known for many things, most notably, its history of innovations in the Medical field. Foe example, it opened the first trauma center in 1911; carried out the first auto blood transfusion in 1935; the first pap smear in 1970; completed the first self-contained artificial heart transplant in 2001. Its contributions towards healthcare research are also highly commendable.



Louisville proudly sports a 5-star rating from Campus Pride for its LGBTQ-friendliness, demonstrating the university’s desire to meet the needs of all its students, no matter their gender or sexual expression.

UofL has also been awarded the highest sustainable rating in Kentucky by Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).



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