Department of Public Health Sciences

Public Health Sciences

Department of Public Health Sciences


The mission of Clemson University's Department of Public Health Sciences is to improve public health practice, health service delivery, and the general health status of the university community, the state of South Carolina, the nation and the international community through applied, innovative, collaborative, theoretically sound approaches in the integration of teaching, research, and service.


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We are very pleased to announce a new addition to our faculty, Liwei Chen, MD, PhD.  Her research focuses on nutritional epidemiology and chronic diseases prevention.  Prior to accepting her position her at Clemson she taught at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center as an Assistant Professor.  She received her Ph.D. and M.H.S. at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and she received her M.D. at Xi'an Jiaotong University School of Medicine in China.  Visit Liwei's faculty webpage to read more about her work.