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Students gain advanced knowledge of chronic and infectious disease; zoonoses and food-borne disease; nutritional, occupational, reproductive and wildlife epidemiology; and the development of new epidemiologic and biostatistical methods. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in the concepts and methods in biology, economics, mathematics and statistics with the goals of understanding the distribution and determinants of disease, injury, and impaired productivity in populations and recommending actions for prevention or control.


Program Address

Graduate Group in Epidemiology
School of Veterinary Medicine Student Services Building
944 Garrod, Room 1022
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-2657

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
School of Veterinary Medicine
Major Code: 

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

Jan 15, 2019
Mar 1, 2019
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019

Degrees Offered

M.S. Plan I
M.S. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements


QE Exception: No outside member needed


Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 07/01/2017 to 06/30/2020

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Vm: Pathology, Micro, & Immun
  • 09/01/2017 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: General
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 03/09/2016 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: Primary Contact
  • Vm: Vector-Born Disease Res
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Vm: Medicine & Epidemiology
  • 05/08/2019 to 08/30/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Med: Public Health Sciences
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2020
  • Advisor: Admissions Only
  • Vm: Wildlife Health Center
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2020

Senior Academic Advisor in Graduate Studies

Internal Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies

External Fellowship Analyst in Graduate Studies