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UW SPH News: Decoding NewsCatcher Acronyms and Abbreviations

Decoding NewsCatcher Acronyms and Abbreviations

11/06/2017
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What follows is a key to decode the acronyms and abbreviations used in the School of Public Health's twice-monthly newsletter, called NewsCatcher.

SPH - School of Public Health

Biostat - Department of Biostatistics

DEOHS - Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Epi - Department of Epidemiology

GH - Department of Global Health

HServ - Department of Health Services

MHA - Master of Health Administration

MCH - Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health

Nutr - Nutritional Sciences Program

Patho - Pathobiology Graduate Program

IPHG - Institute for Public Health Genetics

PHM - Public Health Major (Undergraduate program)

EnvH - Environmental Health Major (Undergraduate program)

HIHIM - Health Informatics and Health Information Management

HPRC - Health Promotion Research Center

NWCPHP - Northwest Center for Public Health Practice