Solving tomorrow’s health challenges begins today

We prepare the next generation of globally aware problem-solvers and seek to understand and confront health disparity to improve the health and well-being of all people, at every stage of life.

Same science, more people: Public health degrees give students an edge when pursuing medical school

Biology isn’t the only major for future doctors. CPHHS alumni share how their degrees in public health helped them stand out when applying to medical school.

Heart disease study highlights need for more data on Asian American, Pacific Islander groups

A study on cardiovascular disease among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders revealed more about the lack of scientific literature on racial and ethnic groups with small populations than about the overall risk factors and heart disease rates.

College of Home Ec alumna keeps it in the family

Lifelong Beaver and new Human Development and Family Sciences instructor creates a climate of curiosity to empower the next generation of leaders.

Sigrid Jenniska Asseko

Sigrid Jenniska Asseko
PhD candidate in public health
Environmental and Occupational Health

“The ocean is made of water drops. If everyone can contribute a little bit of knowledge, we can create that ocean of information and maybe one day effectively reduce environmental pollution and protect people’s health.”


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Class of ’21

CPHHS grads are difference-makers who make a healthy difference in the world.


OSU Extension

Family and Community Health faculty are community partners who improve health and well-being across Oregon.


A pathway to medical careers

Students get the background to pursue a variety of medical careers, from medicine to occupational therapy.


Research powerhouse

College researchers brought in nearly $22 million in research funding in FY ’20, and all students are encouraged to engage in research activities.


Modern, diverse learners

On campus or online, our nearly 2,400 students come from across the nation and around the globe. More than 32% represent as a minority.

Give Back

There are a number of ways to make a difference and support our work, from changing a student’s life through a scholarship or giving to specialized funds that support IMPACT, the Dean’s Fund for Excellence and more.


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