Nurses and nurse-scientists interested in advanced multi-disciplinary training for population and global health practice can now apply for a new University of Washington degree program. The concurrent Doctor in Nursing Practice in Population Health and Master of Public Health in Global Health Degree is a three- to four-year program that aims to expand the skills of public health nurses and nurse scholars to work in partnership with populations and health systems to ultimately improve access to health care and help achieve health for all.

“Graduates of the new concurrent degree program will be equipped to lead sustainable change in collaboration with health systems, communities, and populations; and will have the skills to evaluate program and policy impact,” said Pamela Kohler, associate professor with the UW Departments of Global Health, and Psychosocial and Community Health, and Schools of Public Health and Nursing.

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