The medical specialties within Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Preventive Medicine provide specialized training, research and patient care related to our field. Our faculty members bring an extraordinary range of specialized expertise and are committed to helping our students develop the skills critical for a successful career in their chosen fields.
Learn more about the work we do within the departments through our subspecialty descriptions via the links below.
- Behavioral Medicine
Learn about our multidisciplinary approach to understanding, preventing, and treating disease
Discover our expertise in statistical methods, research design, and statistical computing
Find more about our dedication to educating individuals in the use of cutting-edge epidemiology, biostatistics and bioinformatics methodology
- Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
Discover how we integrate traditional epidemiologic methods with the ever-advancing molecular and omic techniques in cancer research
Learn how we foster excellence in medical nutrition research and education aimed at reducing risk for chronic diseases
- Health and Biomedical Informatics
Get information on how we serve as a coordinator and catalyst for informatics activities, as well as the academic home for scientists whose primary focus is biomedical informatics