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Message from Dr. Burke, PHS Division Chair

Dr. Gregory Burke, PHS Division ChairWelcome to the Division of Public Health Sciences of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. This web site is designed to provide you with a general overview of the teaching, research and community outreach initiatives of our group.

During our relatively short history, our group has grown to include more than 250 individuals including greater than 50 faculty. We bring a public health perspective to our medical environment. Our focus is to identify strategies to enhance public health and disease prevention.
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PHS In the News

Sep 2015 Testing Programs to Improve Diabetes Control in Underserved Populations
Aug 2015 Ensuring the LIFE Study's Legacy
Jul 2015 Brain Networking - Finding a Forest in the Trees
Jul 2015 New Findings on Duration of Vasomotor Symptoms
Apr 2015 HoMBReS - Preventing HIV Among Latino Men
Mar 2015 Refining the Research on Childhood Obesity
Feb 2015 Looking AHEAD: Does Making Mid-Life Behavioral Changes Lead to Improved Health Later in Life?

PHS In the News

Greg Burke Receives Population Research Prize from AHA
The American Heart Association (AHA) has awarded its Population Research Prize for 2015 to Gregory L. Burke, MD, MSc, Professor and Director of the Division of Public Health Sciences at Wake Forest School of Medicine, for his leadership of high-caliber epidemiology research.
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PHS Professor Mark Hall, JD, Elected to Institute of Medicine Membership
It is our pleasure to inform you that our faculty colleague, Professor Mark Hall, JD, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. One of the nation's leading scholars specializing in law, health care delivery, economics and bioethics, he holds appointments in the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Division of Public Health Sciences, and Wake Forest University School of Law.
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Intensive Weight Loss Intervention in Older Individuals: Results from the Action for Health in Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Trial
Dr. Espeland recently published a paper titled: 'Intensive weight loss intervention in older individuals: results from the Action for Health in Diabetes Type 2 diabetes mellitus trial' in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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Associated Press Article: the MESA study
David Goff, Jr., MD, PhD, public health sciences, is interviewed for an Associated Press article about the MESA study and featured in nearly 400 media outlets, including The New York Times, CBS News, USA Today, The Huffington Post and Yahoo Health.

HRT Shrinks the Brain
Washington Post, United States
By Amanda Gardner MONDAY, Jan. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Two studies looking at the same group of women found that while hormone therapy is linked with brain... full article »  

PHS SeminarsUpcoming Events
Jing Su, PhD (Faculty Candidate)
Conference Room 4001
05/03/2016, 11:30 a.m.
Biostatistical Sciences Seminar

"Vigorous physical activity and cardiometabolic biomarkers in youth: Emerging epidemiological evidence and implications for intervention" »
POSTPONED Justin B. Moore, PhD
Conference Room 4001 525 Vine Street
05/05/2016, 12:00 Noon
EPI/SSHP Seminar Series

Satria Sajuthi, MS
Conference Room 4001
05/10/2016, 11:30 a.m.
Biostatistical Sciences Seminar

“Pathways of change: Understanding pictorial cigarette pack warnings” »
Marissa G. Hall, MSPH
Conference Room 3149, 525@Vine 3rd Floor
05/11/2016, 12:30 p.m.
Cancer Prevention & Control

“Cancer Services' Minority Outreach and Community Based Health Promotion Programs: Opportunities for Collaboration ” »
Julie Landford, MPH, RDN, CSO, LDN
Conference Room 3149, 525@Vine 3rd Floor
06/06/2016, 12:00 pm
Cancer Prevention & Control

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