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PhD programs in healthcare are designed for students who wish to pursue a research career in the medical field. Doctoral programs typically include a combination of academic courses and research, and depending on the program, also practical training. PhD studies aim to advance knowledge in a health-related field, and students are to produce original research and present a dissertation at the end of their studies, which is then examined by a committee of experts.

PhD in health graduates can continue their research career in the academia, government or industry. A PhD in health can be earned in a variety of specializations. Some of the most popular PhD programs are in the field of public health, nursing, nutrition, and pharmacy. Programs in clinical psychology, food science, and alternative medicine are also in high demand.

Have a look at some of the top PhD programs in health listed below, compare the curricula, costs, and study locations before choosing the one that most appeals to you. Remember that you can save time and contact the university admissions for more information directly by filling out the online form.

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March 9, 2021

COVID-19 rocked the entire world. But with vaccination programs now being rolled out, it looks like we're on the cusp of returning to something that resembles normality. However, this wouldn't be possible without the work of an amazing army of workers including doctors, nurses, health policy planners, and volunteers. We recently caught up with one of these people. Lottie is a cancer and immunology PhD student at Queen Mary’s University in London. As part of our podcast series, she discussed the PhD application process, funding opportunities, and making new friends as an international student in a big city like London. Lottie also shared her insights into the future of cancer research and what it's like working as a COVID-19 vaccination volunteer!

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