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Ken Runkle studies international environmental public health

UIS Public Health Instructor Ken Runkle studies international environmental public health in countries, such as Liberia. Runkle’s research focuses on water quality and testing.


Josiah Alamu to study water quality in The Gambia

University of Illinois Springfield Assistant Professor of Public Health Josiah Alamu will study water quality and disease in The Gambia during an upcoming trip.


The University of Illinois at Springfield departments of Public Health and Public Administration have an articulation agreement that allows interested students to obtain a master’s degree with a joint degree (MPA/MPH), in Public Health and Public Administration.

Read more about the Joint Degree in Public Administration.