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Definition of Public health school

Public health school: A school designed to teach public health and train public health professionals.

The first school of public health in the US, the School of Hygiene and Public Health, was founded in 1916 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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