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Multidisciplinary Master of Public Health

Blend clinical or professional training
with population-based approaches
to health improvement.

The mission of the MMPH program is to prepare doctoral level health professionals to blend clinical or other professional training with population-based approaches to improving health. This self-designed degree gives you the flexibility to pursue customized competencies tailored to your career goals.

Competencies

When you complete the MMPH you will achieve all of the core and cross-cutting competencies for Pitt Public Health MPH students. You will also work with the program director to develop two to five advanced competencies tailored to your goals.

Careers

Current students and recent graduates hold the following job titles:
  • assistant professor
  • rheumatology fellow
  • clinical instructor
  • fellow in family planning

Recent Essay Titles

  • Expanding Family Planning Services in Rural and Remote Regions of the Mukyuka Health District
  • Blindness in Latin America
  • Perceived Stress and Bronchodilator Response in Puerto Rican Children with Asthma
  • Role for Liquid-Based Papanicolaou Tests in Endometrial Carcinoma Diagnosis: Potential for Screening for Endometrial Carcinoma
  • Simple Self-Exam Brochure to Screen for Oral Cancer: A Public Health Model and Beta-Test

Requirements

The MMPH requires 42 credits. Many students are able to apply up to six credits of their clinical or other graduate-level training.

Requirements include...
  • Coursework in all core public health disciplines
  • Advanced electives in the student's area of interest
  • 200-hour practicum (starting with the class entering in Fall 2013)
  • Final essay

MMPH Student Handbook(PDF)

Admissions

The program is open to...
  • Physicians, dentists, and veterinarians
  • Holders of doctoral degrees in the health sciences
  • Advanced medical and dental students (considered on an individual basis)
  • Holders of other relevant doctoral-level degrees (considered on an individual basis)

If you're a graduate of a foreign medical and dental school, you must hold a valid medical or dental license in the United States, be eligible for licensure, be in a residency or fellowship program, or be a visiting clinician planning to return to your native country.

Admissions Requirements

How to Apply

hospital administration male

MMPH Questions?

Jessica Dornin
jld115@pitt.edu

412-624-3625

MMPH news

Meet Erica Stevens, MMPH candidate '20 

Meet Erica Stevens, MMPH candidate '20

Erica Stevens is a pediatric pulmonology fellow at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Her immediate career goals are to become a skilled and knowledgeable investigator of pulmonary disease through experience and training as a T32 postdoctoral fellow. Through this training period Stevens ... (05/22/2018)
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Meet Eva Chernoff, MMPH candidate '18 

Meet Eva Chernoff, MMPH candidate '18

EVA CHERNOFF (MMPH '18, MD '19) received her BS in psychology and neuroscience with a minor in human development and family studies at Penn State University where she researched how ADHD impacts juvenile, higher level brain function and emotional regulation. She worked for the Child Attention Learn... (09/11/2017)
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Meet Sangki Oak, MMPH candidate 

Meet Sangki Oak, MMPH candidate

SANGKI OAK (MMPH ’19) is a fourth year medical student who is taking a year off to pursue his MPH. During his service in the military, particularly while providing care to the Afghan locals during his two deployments, he developed a passion for medicine and a desire to provide health care to low-res... (05/16/2018)
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Meet Eva Chernoff (MMPH '19), Dean's Scholar 

Meet Eva Chernoff (MMPH '19), Dean's Scholar

“I was raised not to think of myself in terms of ethnicity but rather to have my own experiences,” says Eva Chernoff. Her experiences in medical school and working in the Philippines “have influenced my career motivations toward clinical practice among diverse, underserved populations affected by t... (09/05/2017)
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Celebrate 70: Local impact panel (Video) 

Celebrate 70: Local impact panel (Video)

“It’s not about doing the cool work. It’s about doing the work that is necessary for that community,” says RUTH MODZELEWSKI (HUGEN '96) in a discussion featuring faculty and alumni about their impact on local communities, including collaboration between the private and public sector, the value of c... (04/16/2018)
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Chaves-Gnecco receives CATCH Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics  

Chaves-Gnecco receives CATCH Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Alumnus DIEGO CHAVES-GNECCO (MMPH ’00), now associate professor at Pitt’s School of Medicine and founding director of the program SALUD Para Niños at UPMC’s Children’s Hospital, received the F. Edwards Rushton CATCH Award at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference and Exhibition... (11/20/2017)
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Chernoff plays Belle in "Beauty and the Yeast Infection" 

Chernoff plays Belle in "Beauty and the Yeast Infection"

THE PITT NEWS - This year's play from Pitt Medicine's theater group Scope and Scalpel was a classic tale of "Beauty and the Beast" revamped in a satirical production called "Beauty and the Yeast Infection." EVA CHERNOFF (MMPH '19) starred as Belle.  (06/07/2018)
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