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The UNM College of Population Health focuses on research, preventing disease and promoting wellness.

Our faculty's teaching interests cover many areas of population health. Browse our faculty to find the right person to work with on your degree program. 

From global health problem-solving to creating healthy outcomes in your own neighborhood, find out why UNM’s newest college could be for you. 

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New UNM College of Population Health set to open in 2016

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is launching a new, multidisciplinary College of Population Health to train students in the art of keeping people healthy. It will become only the second college of population health in the U.S., and the first to offer a bachelor’s degree, said Deborah Helitzer, ScD, the new college’s founding dean.

It will meet a growing need for a workforce that will help health systems meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and help communities to improve wellness and prevention. “Students here are very interested in what they can give back to their communities,” she said. “This will be a program where they can get a job doing that.” Read more (HSC NewsBeat).