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About Our Students

The UIC PHI programs are ideal for public health professionals interested in applying information technology to the study of population health. Our students hail from more than twenty-five US states, Canada, Europe, Africa and Asia, and include:

  • State and local public health agency personnel
  • International and federal health officers
  • Staff of managed care organizations, pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies
  • Physicians and other healthcare providers
  • Veterans and military personnel

Students enter our program to either enhance their current careers or transition into new, more challenging fields. Depending on their work experience, our graduates are prepared for a wide range of roles at mid-to-high management levels in the health care information setting. Leading employers world-wide are listed below.

Public Health Agencies Heading link

  • World Health Organization


  • US Public Health Service


  • State health departments


Federal Government Organizations Heading link

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


  • US Food & Drug Administration


  • US Veterans Health Administration


Hospitals, Medical Colleges and Universities Heading link

  • Mayo Clinic


  • University of California


  • University of Ghana, Legon


Non Profit Medical/Health Associations Heading link

  • American Medical Association


  • Ministry of Health, Mali


Businesses Heading link

  • Abbott Laboratories


  • Private Consulting