Professor Mayur Desai teaches an epidemiology class for the Advanced Professional MPH summer session.
The eleven-month Advanced Professional MPH Program provides rigorous public health training to individuals with a doctoral-level degree in a field related to public health (e.g., MD, DVM, DDS, or Ph.D in the biological, behavioral, or social sciences) and to medical students who have completed their third year in an accredited medical school in the United States. The program is designed for mature individuals with clear goals in public health. A student can enter the program to gain skills in clinical research methodology or to prepare to be the director of a community health center, a leader in a state or local health department, or a medical officer at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, among other goals. Preventive Medicine Residents and Occupational and Environmental Medicine Fellows can enter the program to complete their M.P.H. degree requirement.