Research - Department of Health Policy and Public Health

The Department of Health Policy & Public Health encourage research experiences through practitioner settings and faculty collaboration. We believe that research experiences are essential to make application of in class training to real world health policy and public health issues. Our students benefit from interdisciplinary collaborations with shared faculty across USciences. In this way, we are able to offer a diverse spectrum of individual research opportunities in areas such as but not limited to Community Health Needs, Genomics, Health Economics, Health Management, Homelessness, Mental Health, Personalized Medicine Pharmacogenomics, Social Services and Urban Health.

Research Areas

Environmental Health


Health Outcomes

Personalized Medicine


Urban and Community Health



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Andrew Peterson, PharmD, PhD
The John Wyeth Dean and Chair, Department of Health Policy and Public Health


Office Location: FOW, Room 115
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495