Degrees Offered

Master of Public Health - Health Policy

The goal of the program in the Department of Health Policy and Management (HPM) is to develop outstanding decision makers, critical thinkers, and future leaders in both the public and private sectors of the health system.

Master of Public Health - Health Care Management

The Health Care Management Program (HCM) is a two-year program within the Department of Health Policy and Management leading to an M.P.H. degree. The HCM curriculum is unique in that it combines courses at the Yale School of Management with courses at the School of Public Health.

Doctor of Philosophy

The doctoral program in Health Policy and Management is an interdisciplinary program designed to develop scholars with both conceptual and methodological expertise to conduct independent and important research in a wide variety of health policy and management issues.

Students Share Their Internship Experiences

New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

The Banyan in Chennai, Tamil Nadu is an organization that focuses on populations of homeless individuals suffering mental health ailments. At their main center, resident women have the opportunity to participate in various activities, such as arts and crafts. Pictured here are two women working on putting together various items that will later be sold. Girish visited The Banyan as part of the work he did for the urban health chapter within the India Exclusion Report.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

The Tata Memorial Hospital is a government hospital located in Mumbai, Maharashtra and is one of the largest facilities in India that provides care for cancer patients. The hospital has developed strategies for ensuring those unable to afford care can still access it. Girish visited the Tata Memorial Hospital as part of the work he did for the urban health chapter.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

In response to the heavily publicized incidents of sexual assaults on women in India, especially in the Delhi/NCR area, several auto rickshaws began advertising themselves as being friendly and safe for women.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

The SWaCH Cooperative is an alliance of waste pickers in the city of Pune, Maharashtra. It has developed a cost-effective way to manage solid wastes and is largely viewed in India as a model of solid waste management. In exchange for membership, waste pickers get access to a host of benefits, including some degree of health insurance. The work of the SWaCH Cooperative will be documented in the India Exclusion Report.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

Lalita is putting together packets of an Ayurvedic power that the Sambhavna Trust Clinic prescribes to patients suffering from constipation. Like many of the medicines that Sambhavna prescribes to its patients, the powder was manufacturd at Sambhavna from the plants it grows in a little farm behind the main clinic building.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

The Sambhavna Trust Clinic grows several of the plants that it uses to manufacture Ayurvedic medicines. Pictured here are the turmeric plants that the clinic grows in its farm. Turmeric is often used in Ayurveda.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

Girish visited the site where the Union Carbide factory was located in Bhopal, which is just meters away from the Sambhavna Trust Clinic.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

The Public Health Foundation of India is located in Gurgaon, within the National Capital Region of India. Girish and his preceptor worked on the sixth floor of the building.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

Girish took advantage of his free weekends to travel to different parts of India as well as the neighboring countries of Nepal and Sri Lanka. Pictured here with Ceren Safak (YSPH/SOM ’17) outside of the The Taj Mahal in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

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New Delhi/Gurgaon, India

Girish had the opportunity to also travel to Amritsar, Punjab, where he visited the Golden Temple, a temple of great importance to Sikhs.

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Washington, D.C.

Officially seated at the table for a meeting with the Food Marketing Institute.

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Washington, D.C.

Screen. An art installation by Do-Ho Suh at FDA headquarters in White Oak, MD. The piece is made of thousands of plastic human figures.

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Washington, D.C.

A view of the Washington and Jefferson memorials from the southern end of the Tidal Basin.

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Washington, D.C.

CFSAN microbiologist Charles Wang explaining his lab’s work with polymerase chain reaction technology to a group of high school and middle school science teachers visiting the center.

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Washington, D.C.

Outside of the USDA’s dairy research facility in Beltsville, MD, operated by the Agricultural Research Service.

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Washington, D.C.

A set of cows snacking within the research facility.

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Washington, D.C.

The Beltsville Agricultural Research Center “Student Discovery Garden” featuring plants from around the world.

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Washington, D.C.

An exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History chronicling the role of food in American culture.

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Washington, D.C.

With Dr. Susan T. Mayne, YSPH C.E.A. Winslow Professor of Epidemiology, who was recently named director of the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

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Washington, D.C.

After a hike at Great Falls Park along the mighty Potomac River in McLean, VA.

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Nashville, Tennessee

The lobby of the Jarrard office (Nashville).

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Nashville, Tennessee

Getting ready for a staff meeting with the Chicago office broadcasted. During these staff meetings, I had the opportunity to learn about different client projects and potentially express my interest in joining these different teams.

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Nashville, Tennessee

A little coffee never hurts!

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Nashville, Tennessee

My office space where I would begin my day reading up on current events in the health industry.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Taking notes while on call with a client.

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Nashville, Tennessee

The conclusion of an efficient strategy session.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Kim, Shannon and Letitia in the brainstorming process of executing a plan for a client.

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Nashville, Tennessee

My co-intern, Rachel, and I at my farewell party.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Alongside Anne, Kevin and Molly, partners of the firm.

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Nashville, Tennessee

The vibrant and music-loving city that is Nashville.

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Washington, D.C.

The lobby of the PHA office.

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Washington, D.C.

Maggie, at her desk, collecting research for a new PHA initiative.

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Washington, D.C.

Listening to Dr. Bill Dietz, an obesity expert, during a congressional briefing on “Improving Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Early Care and Education: Commitments, Challenges and Accomplishments.”

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Washington, D.C.

A view of the collaborative work space in the PHA office.

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Washington, D.C.

Maggie participating in a Strategic Initiatives Team meeting.

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Washington, D.C.

A life-sized advertisement for PHA’s Drink Up! Campaign, supported by The White House, which promotes increased water consumption because “you are what you drink, and when you drink water, you drink up!”

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Washington, D.C.

Watching Michelle Obama announce new PHA supporters at a White House press conference.

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Washington, D.C.

A few YSPH students posing in front of the Capitol building.

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Washington, D.C.

Kayaking the Potomac River, with the Lincoln Memorial in the background.

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Washington, D.C.

Watching a Nationals baseball game with PHA staff members.

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Washington, D.C.

Kimberly in the welcome lobby of the NWLC office.

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Washington, D.C.

Listening to U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (in front of the podium), U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (to the right) and other congresswomen and advocates at the “When Women Succeed, America Succeeds: An Economic Agenda for Women & Families” press conference.

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Washington, D.C.

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, D-3rd, addresses the press.

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Washington, D.C.

One of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi’s offices in Washington.

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Washington, D.C.

With other NWLC Health Team interns at the Capitol, waiting for the “When Women Succeed, America Succeeds: An Economic Agenda for Women & Families” press conference to begin.

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Washington, D.C.

A public health message at the Capitol Pride Parade.

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Washington, D.C.

A view of the Jefferson Memorial.

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Washington, D.C.

At her desk, Kimberly works with SAS to produce data for NWLC’s Health Care Report Card.

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Washington, D.C.

In front of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial.

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Washington, D.C.

The podium at the press conference for “When Women Succeed, America Succeeds: An Economic Agenda for Women & Families.”

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Geneva, Switzerland

Flags from around the world in front of the UN Building—Palais Des Nations—where the World Health Assembly meets.

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Geneva, Switzerland

The WHO signage hanging in the UN building during the World Health Assembly.

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Geneva, Switzerland

The floor of the General Assembly for the World Health Assembly with the diplomats filing into their seats before the morning opening ceremony.

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Geneva, Switzerland

The opening addresses of the World Health Assembly.

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Geneva, Switzerland

Dinner with the Public Health, Innovation, and Intellectual Property Team. It was a fun way to get to know colleagues.

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Geneva, Switzerland

Last day of Zerrin’s internship, capturing the moment with other interns in the hallways of the WHO.

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Geneva, Switzerland

A weekend road trip around Switzerland and a stopover at Gruyere, where the namesake cheese is made.

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Geneva, Switzerland

The beautiful mountains in Grindelwald.

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Geneva, Switzerland

The PHI team in the trip to Griedelwald.

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Geneva, Switzerland

Diplomats from around the world prepare for the World Health Assembly’s opening ceremonies.

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