College of Health

Improving Human Health Outcomes: From Cell to Society

Lehigh’s College of Health is a leader in improving human health outcomes through interdisciplinary studies and research in population and community health, precision health, and health innovation and technology.

Data Science in a Pandemic

Data science and technology are driving the worldwide response to COVID-19 — and Lehigh’s College of Health is cultivating the next generation of leaders in the field, who will be ready to take on challenges we don’t even know exist yet.

Watch our faculty discuss COVID-19 and the role of population health during a pandemic >

See how an innovative approach to modelling can help accurately predict COVID-19 outbreaks >

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Graphic by Drew Harris; adapted from CDC / The Economist and first printed by The New York Times.

Impacting Health from Cell to Society

The college is pioneering population health as a convergence science, pushing the field forward with the intentional integration of substantive, methodological and technical expertise.

With a focus on population health, the College of Health will make important contributions to the world of health, play a key role in helping meet the fast-growing employment needs of the health sector and work to improve the lives of millions of people the world over.

Saving Lives Through Data Science

Population health, part of the broader field of public health, is the science of understanding the multiple determinants of health, from cell to society. It is a data science that provides critical insights that stand to make a positive impact on lives worldwide.

Improving Outcomes for Millions

Population health scientists leverage data to explore potential ways to improve the health of individuals, communities and entire populations—all to optimize health outcomes and create a healthier world.

Innovating & Leading in Health

The College of Health will prepare the next generation of diverse scientists and leaders in population health through innovative course work, distance learning and experiential learning opportunities.

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Saving Lives Through Data Science

Population health, part of the broader field of public health, is the science of understanding the multiple determinants of health, from cell to society. It is a data science that provides critical insights that stand to make a positive impact on lives worldwide.

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Improving Outcomes for Millions

Population health scientists leverage data to explore potential ways to improve the health of individuals, communities and entire populations—all to optimize health outcomes and create a healthier world.

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Innovating & Leading in Health

The College of Health will prepare the next generation of diverse scientists and leaders in population health through innovative course work, distance learning and experiential learning opportunities.

At a Glance

50+

College-based and affiliated faculty across 5 colleges

100%

Students who have experiential learning opportunities

2021

Health | Science | Technology building opens

2022

Launch of graduate programs

$7M

Faculty research grants

600+

Lehigh alumni network working in healthcare

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Academics & Programs

The College of Health occupies a unique space within the Lehigh University ecosystem, and it enables us to tap into the expertise from faculty in Lehigh’s four existing colleges. Our alumni enter the world prepared to make an impact in the private sector, nonprofit organizations and government institutions.

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World-Class Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Our growing roster of distinguished faculty includes many of today’s leading minds in the field of population health and together, they are pushing the college towards key milestones in academics, research, admissions, strategic partnership development and more.

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Leading Edge Resources

Our state-of-the-art Health, Science and Technology building is home to a number of cutting edge resources including: the Health Data Warehouse, the Artificial Intelligence and Data Visualization Laboratory, the Community Partnership Engagement Space and more.

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Lehigh University Health, Science and Technology building rendering
Joan Lunden

Colloquium Series

In our virtual Colloquium Series, we provide compelling videos that showcase panels and lectures from local, national, and international leaders on our time's most pressing population health challenges. This series is free and open to the public through online registration.

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Research & Partners

Lehigh is leveraging the strategic partnerships that will enable us to build organizational sustainability and advance the body of research in population health

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