Presentation

The Department of Public Health, History of Science and Gynaecology covers a wide range of health science and social science degrees and postgraduate courses. The degree courses where it is involve are: Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy, Anthropology, Social Work, Journalism, Nutrition. The most important postgraduate activity is the Doctorate program in Public Health, which has been acknowledged as a Program of Excellence. Likewise this department organizes a University MasterÔÇÖs in Public Health and a MasterÔÇÖs in Patient Safety and Quality Care, which is full time or on-line offered to Latin American professionals. The Department participates in the University Master┬┤s for research in medical and scientific sciences. Research is developed in the areas of epidemiology, health care management, public health policies and control of illnesses, historical perspective of illness and public health and genital malformations, climacteric and endometriosis and their relation to immunity. This department also participates in advising regional and national governments and participates in the management of scientific societies such as the Spanish Society of Public Health and Health Care Administration, the Spanish Society of Preventive Medicine and Hospital Hygiene, the Spanish Society of the History of Medicine and is member of international committees for health policies. This Department is part of the Network Centre of Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health.

April 12th, 2013