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Updated on: 11/09/2023
The department coordinates research in public health, a field in which the University of Bordeaux is a major player. Its research covers epidemiology, biostatistics, health computing, disability and health economics.
The Public health department, created in 2019, now brings together 10 Inserm U1219-certified Bordeaux Population Health university research teams (including one Inria and one IRD team) and 3 modules from the Bordeaux Clinical Investigation Centre (CIC 14-01).
The department, undergoing substantial growth, currently unites a community of nearly 600 people. The research conducted contributes to gaining knowledge on population health. It also helps to develop methodological and technological innovations that improve the capacity to understand and model health and its determining factors. The research covers the fields of epidemiology, biostatistics, health computing, disability and health economics.
The areas of expertise in public health are: mental health in children and adolescents, cancer and the study of environmental effects on health, ageing and, in particular, cerebral ageing, cerebrovascular ageing and their genetic determining factors, infectious diseases and epidemiology in limited-resource countries, pharmaco-epidemiology and drug safety, and the methodological developments for processing big data, interventional research in populations and translational research in public health.
The Public health research environment includes:
In addition, the department collaborates with the Environmental and Occupational Health Department of Public Health France on joint projects.
Researchers from the Public health department make a major contribution to the courses taught at the Bordeaux School of Public Health (ISPED), which trains more than 1,000 students and professionals in public health every year.
They also contribute to courses in the Graduate Research Programme for Digital Public Health, the Medical sciences teaching and research unit, the University Institute of Rehabilitation, and the Mathematics and interactions training unit.
Find the Department's themes and teams on The hub, the collaborative platform supported by the University of Bordeaux
Administrative & Finance Manager
+33 (0)5 57 57 14 64
AssistantCampus Bordeaux-Carreire (Bordeaux Population Health - UMR Inserm U1219 Bâtiment TP) 146 rue Léo SaignatCS 61292 / 33076 Bordeaux CEDEX
+33 (0)5 57 57 10 33
+33 (0)5 57 57 48 96
The department encourages scientific outreach by supporting the organisation of events such as: monthly seminars, symposia and conventions, by offering all its team members and external researchers, students and partners the possibility to attend scientific events and watch videos on the ISPED Youtube channel.
Find out more about the seminars programme
The department coordinates one Major Research Programme and one Impulsion Research Network (RRI):
The department is also associated with:
incl. 130 researchers, lecturer-researchers and clinicians
from Bordeaux Population Health & 3 clinical investigation modules
Digital Public Health Graduate Programme (DPH) & investments for the future PIA-certified EUR@FRICA
Le Département Santé publique est composé de deux unités en rattachement principal : le Centre de recherche Bordeaux Population Health (BPH - Inserm U1219) avec 10 équipes de recherche et le Centre d'investigation clinique CIC 14-01 de Bordeaux avec 3 modumes.
Labellisées de l’université de Bordeaux
Public Health Department
ISPED / BPH
Université de Bordeaux
Carreire - 146, rue Léo Saignat
33076 Bordeaux CEDEX
Epidemiology, biostatistics, pharmaco-epidemiology, genetic epidemiology, public health, population health, global health, health in developing countries, evaluation, health promotion, prevention, ageing, vascular and cerebral ageing, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, HIV infection, neurology, cancer, ophthalmology, traumatology, mental health, youth health, translational medicine, vaccinology, BIG DATA, clinical epidemiology, health economics, health computing, artificial intelligence, environment, nutrition, medication, psychology, elderly, Alzheimer's, disability, ethics.