About us

The department of Public Health is a department of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. It has a scientific and administrative staff of about 80 members.

It focuses on education and research in the domains of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Food and Food Safety, Health Promotion and Education, Health Economics, Medical Informatics and Statistics, Nursing Science and Occupational and Environmental Health.

The head of department is prof. dr. Koen Van Herck.