The Health Studies Major is the first of its kind at URI - an innovative program designed to prepare students for non-clinical careers in public health, health education and promotion, health services management, and health-related research in hospitals, for-profit companies, not-for-profit organizations, and community health agencies.
As a Health Studies major you will:
Health Studies is an institution member of the Roide Island Public Health Association (RI PHA), which allows Health Studies majors to become student members for $10/year.
RIPHA is a professional organization that works toward the advancement of public health. The vision of RIPHA is a safe and healthier Rhode Island and the mission of RIPHA is to influence public health policy and promote public health practice in Rhode Island. RIPHA brings together professionals in a unique, multi-disciplinary environment for idea exchange, study, and action
For more information www.ripha.org/