As Chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State Hershey, I welcome you to the PHS web site. PHS comprises three academic divisions:
PHS houses three centers:
- Center for Applied Studies in Health Economics
- Center for Statistical Genetics
- Penn State Center for Women’s Health Research
PHS is also home to three graduate programs:
As part of the Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security, PHS offers:
The MPH degree focuses on the practice of public health. The MS program focuses on the methodology of clinical research. The PhD program focuses on the methodology and application of biostatistics to biomedical and clinical research.
Please take the time to fully explore our web site and learn about our unique research and educational programs.
Vernon M. Chinchilli, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor and Chair, Public Health Sciences