MPH Combined Degree Program Competencies

J.D./MPH in Public Health and Law

Students Beginning Program Fall 2017 to present

  • Assess legal, ethical, and legislative issues relevant to public health.
  • Apply targeted legal reasoning to address public health issues.
  • Communicate data, information, and legal concepts effectively to scientific, public health, and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.
  • Demonstrate an understanding for evidence-based public health laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Analyze quantitative and qualitative data to assess the effects of laws, rules, regulations, and policies on public health.

Students Beginning Progam Spring 2012 to Summer 2017

  • Apply targeted legal reasoning and policy to address public health issues.
  • Communicate data, information and legal concepts effectively to legal, scientific, public health and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.
  • Assess legal, ethical, and legislative issues relevant to public health.
  • Advocate for laws, rules, regulations and policies that promote evidence based public health values.

In addition to the core and cross cutting competencies adopted by the COPH, the student in the respective combined degree track will demonstrate attainment of the following:

M.D./MPH

Students Beginning Program Spring 2021 to present

Refer to MPH Concentration for competencies:

Students Beginning Program Fall 2017 to Fall 2020

  • Display understanding of similarities and differences between medical and public health practice.
  • Apply medical knowledge and concepts to inform understanding of public health issues.
  • Communicate data, information and medical concepts to scientific, public health and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.
  • Demonstrate an understanding and awareness of the effect social determinants of health and health disparities in medicine and public health.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of medicine in health policy and public health practice.

Students Beginning Spring 2012 to Summer 2017

  • Display understanding of similarities and differences between medical and public health practice.
  • Apply medical knowledge and concepts to inform understanding of public health issues.
  • Communicate data, information and medical concepts to medical, scientific, public health and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.

PharmD/MPH

Students Beginning Program Spring 2021 to present

Refer to MPH Concentration for program competencies:

Students Beginning Program in Fall 2017 to Fall 2020

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of public health on pharmaceutical practice.
  • Apply pharmaceutical knowledge and concepts to inform understanding of public health issues.
  • Communicate data, information and pharmaceutical concepts to scientific, public health, and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of social determinants of health and health disparities and how they affect pharmaceutical practice in promoting population health.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how pharmacy and public health influence and interact in practice.

Students Beginning Program Spring 2012 to Summer 2017

  • Display understanding of similarities and differences between the practice of pharmacy and public health.
  • Apply pharmaceutical knowledge and concepts to inform understanding of public health issues.
  • Communicate data, information and pharmaceutical concepts to pharmaceutical, scientific, public health, and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.

 


MPS/MPH

Students Beginning Program Spring 2021 to present

Refer to MPH Concentration for program competencies:

 

Students Beginning Program Fall 2017 to Fall 2020

  • Demonstrate understanding of the application of public service to the optimal practice of public health.
  • Communicate data, information, and evidence to public service, public health, policy makers, and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.
  • Advocate for public service programs and policies that promote and incorporate evidence public health values.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the application of public service to engagement of the multitude of diverse stakeholders involved in developing and implementing public health policy.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of leadership at the nexus of public service and public health in influencing public health policy and practice.

Students Beginning Program Spring 2012 to Summer 2017

  • Demonstrate understanding of the application of public service to the optimal practice of public health.
  • Communicate data, information, and evidence to public service, public health, policy makers, and lay audiences and their application to public health practice and policy.
  • Advocate for public service programs and policies that promote and incorporate evidence public health values.