Reaching Others University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
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Connect with and help others

Join faculty and peers in developing new ideas, methods and knowledge to improve population health. You’ll collaborate with researchers throughout the school and university and with community partners, including Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Play a fundamental role in public health

Prepare for a career in academia, national or international agencies, local or state health departments, health care organizations or nonprofit research institutions. You’ll join our graduates who hold significant leadership positions in public health.

Dr Freudenheim in class engaging her students in discussion
Enjoy a high level of interaction with faculty members

Our faculty are passionate teachers and dedicated mentors. You’ll work closely with them to help create meaningful academic, research and/or field experiences that are personalized to your interests and future plans.

Be part of a historic program

Courses in public health, hygiene, sanitation and disease prevention have been taught here since the late 1800s. And some of the foremost leaders in epidemiology have been part of UB’s programs as students or faculty, including Maurizio Trevisan, Germaine Buck Louis and the late Saxon Graham.

Students in Freudenheim social and preventive medicine class

UB is among the top schools on the list of 100 Best Values in Public Colleges compiled by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. With tuition and fees typically lower than most private and comparable public institutions, we also offer options to assist you with the cost of your education.  

Department Name Change
 Andrea Licht

The Department of Social and Preventive Medicine (SPM), a department known
for its exceptional graduate programs and groundbreaking research in epidemiology, environmental health and health services administration, will henceforth be known as the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health.

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