With the real purpose of improving the Brazilian population healthcare conditions, the Faculty of Public Health is under constant work to build up new erudition that can help with the innovation and development of technologies and public policies. The main research lines of the institution, and which represent its five departments, are
- Environmental Health
- Health, Life Cycles and Society
- Politics, Management and Health
Research projects are guided by the interests and priorities of Public Health, valorizing excellence and innovation, consolidating and disseminating knowledge, which are well expressed by the significant scientific production and search for inter-disciplinarily and integration with other research and services institutions.