Why do your PhD in Epidemiology & Health Research at Dal?
Find solutions to today’s complex health issues
Today’s complex health issues call for a new generation of PhD level researchers who possess both depth and breadth in epidemiology. As a PhD student in epidemiology and applied health research, you will develop deep expertise in a specialized area in one of three domains in applied health research disciplines:
- epidemiology and biostatistics
- patient and population health
- health services and outcomes
Seek academic rigor and real world relevance
You will master theories, methodological concepts, and substantive knowledge integral to all three domains. To realize this vision, during four years of the program, you will undertake a variety of learning experiences, including:
- a placement in a clinical, governmental, or non-governmental setting
- a comprehensive examination
- a dissertation
Improve health through generating evidence
Graduates of the program will become independent investigators who will generate evidence through rigorous multidisciplinary epidemiologic and applied health research that contributes to improved health locally, nationally and globally.