Department of Health Behavior and Policy

The VCU Department of Health Behavior and Policy is a team of scholars, educators, and community leaders working together to tackle pressing public health challenges, eradicate health disparities, and promote health equity in the greater Richmond area and beyond. We are proud to provide a collaborative, multidisciplinary learning environment for the next generation of scholars.

Healthcare Policy and Research Ph.D.

For students who want to use economic and statistical frameworks and methods to address critical health policy issues

About the Policy and Research Ph.D.

Social and Behavioral Sciences Ph.D. 

Prepares students to become scientists, educators and program administrators across a multitude of health care settings

About the Behavioral Sciences Ph.D.