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PhD Program in Epidemiology and Public Health

Programa de Doctorado en Epidemiología y Salud Pública

This program is offered jointly by research groups from the Departments of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid(UAM), Universidad de Alcalá (UA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Rey). Several research groups of the Institute of Health Carlos III (ISCIII) also participate in this program. This is the single PhD program of Epidemiology and Public Health offered in Madrid and one of the few in Spain.
The main objective of this programme is to train top researchers who are able to generate new and relevant knowledge about the frequency and determinants of health disorders and health services use. Also these researchers should be able to transfer this knowledge into to specific actions to improve the health of the population.
Research lines:

Epidemiology of chronic diseases
Epidemiology of infectiuos disease
Socieconomic determinants of health and health inequities
Health services research
Ageing, disability and dependency

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