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Quick facts: UTHealth School of Public Health

Name

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health;

or UTHealth School of Public Health

Founded
1967
Dean
Eric Boerwinkle, PhD
Highlights

#1 School of Public Health in Texas (U.S. News & World Report 2019)

#5 Public School of Public Health for NIH Funding (National Institutes of Health 2020)

#1 Master of Public Health Degree Program (Healthcare Management Degree Guide 2019)

Top 10 Schools of Public Health (College Gazette, 2019)

Top 25 Schools of Public Health (U.S. News & World Report 2019)

Number of students
1,534 (as of Spring 2021)
Number of faculty
175 (as of Spring 2021)
Number of alumni
9,245 and counting 
Campus locations

UTHealth School of Public Health in Austin

UTHealth School of Public Health in Brownsville

UTHealth School of Public Health in Dallas

UTHealth School of Public Health in El Paso

UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston

UTHealth School of Public Health in San Antonio

Departments

Biostatistics and Data Science

Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences

Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences

Management, Policy and Community Health

Degree programs
44 total graduate degree programs; 8 master’s (2 online), 9 doctoral, 18 dual degrees, 9 accelerated master’s
Certificate programs
18 total certificate programs; 15 available to non-degree seeking students
Centers and institutes 
16
Research expenditure (FY 2020)

118 NIH awards

$25,118,168 NIH funding

$52,293,796 total research expenditure

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