University of Pennsylvania Researcher Urges Colleagues to Endorse Global Compact to Combat Deadly Infections

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Media Contact:Jackie McLaughlin | jmclaugh@mail.med.upenn.edu | 215-746-2043October 13, 2006

PHILADELPHIA  -- The Master of Public Health program at the University of Pennsylvania has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

The program, housed in the School of Medicine, features an interdisciplinary curriculum in public-health practice, research and community service that is designed to attract professionals from diverse backgrounds. This cross-school model draws upon faculty across the University with interests and expertise in a range of public-health disciplines and content areas.

Initiated in 2002, the program has been accredited for a five-year period.   

Additional information about the MPH program at Penn is available at  www.publichealth.med.upenn.edu.