Cora Vogt presentation at Deans Distinguished Fellowship Summer 2022

President Rothman speaks with Edith Ben-Eboh, an international student at UW-La Crosse.

Edith Ben-Eboh video interview with President Rothman

Edith Ben-Eboh, an international student from Nigeria, was recently interviewed by the new UW System President, Jay Rothman.  Edith Ben-Eboh, a senior at UW La Crosse, tells Pres. Rothman she hopes to apply to medical school after graduation. Edith is a public health major (pre-med track) with a minor in Chemistry.  Edith spent the summer in Boston doing an internship with the NYU Langone Health Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine Heath Career Opportunity Program.  She just returned to La Crosse to continue her research with fruit flies.  

Edith Ben-Eboh recognized for academics, community involvement

Edith Ben-Eboh recognized for academics, community involvement

Edith Ben-Eboh, a senior majoring in public health and community health education, recently received the UWL Student Association's Women of Color Scholarship during her junior year. "I am so happy someone saw something in me and felt I deserved this," she says. 

Hannah Soczka Undergraduate Research Grant Poster Presentation Spring 2022
Timmy Kissel Undergraduate Research Grant Poster Presentation Spring 2022
Cora Vogt Undergraduate Research Grant Poster Presentation Spring 2022

Promoting a healthy world video

The Department of Public Health and Community Health Education [formerly known as the Department of Health Education and Health Promotion (HEHP)] offers the the only Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Community Health Education program in the UW System. 

The most current CEPH self study document  is available for viewing at this link.

CEPH Official Accreditation Report 2022.pdf

Individuals completing their degree from the Department of Public Health and Community Health Education can find employment in a variety of settings to include:

✹ government - local, county, state and federal
✹ not-for profit, for profit, and voluntary organizations
✹ business and industry
✹ healthcare, clinics, hospitals and insurance companies
✹ schools, universities and many other community-based agencies

Students who graduate with our public health degree have a strong foundation in public health and are skilled in the competencies identified by the Council on Education for Public Health at the Bachelor's level.

For additional information about the department or the programs it offers, please contact the Department Chair.

Keely S. Rees, Ph.D., MCHES
Department Chair
418N Wimberly Hall
608.785.8168
krees@uwlax.edu