PhDs in Medicine & Health

Suggested PhDs in Medicine & Health

PhD Nutrition and Dietetics

The Nutrition and Dietetics programme from University of Nicosia will help the holders of the PhD to have deep understanding of the field and exhibit advanced skills and methods of research associated with the field.

School of Sciences and Engineering
Ph. D. Research Scholarship Into Leadership´s Impact on Safety Culture

The Center for Health & Safety Culture (CHSC) in cooperation with the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (M&IE) is seeking a PhD candidate for a funded assistant position to research safety culture and its application to improving traffic safety. This Research Scholarship Into Leadership´s Impact on Safety Culture program is offered by the Montana State University - Bozeman.

Doctorate IC-3i International PhD Program - Call 2017

Institut Curie is recruiting 12 PhD students through its international program called IC-3i International PhD Program. This program is part funded by the European Commission’s MSCA COFUND scheme. Institut Curie’s IC-3i international PhD program provides PhD students with a 3-year doctoral contract, a high level interdisciplinary, inter-sectorial, and international training with dedicated career development plans, secondments and mentoring.


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Medicine and health includes disciplines that focus on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention of illnesses and diseases as well as the care and rehabilitation of human beings and other living organisms.

Medicine and health degrees cover subjects from disciplines such as biomedicine, health management, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, or veterinary medicine. Many interdisciplinary fields have emerged that are strongly connected to advanced technology, involving expertise in engineering as well as natural sciences. Examples include medical imaging or medical devices.

Basic medical knowledge focuses on knowing the basic human structure, function and health, advancing to more specialised medical branches. In their first years of study, future medical professionals receive training in human anatomy, physiology and biochemistry, in addition to subjects from related areas such as biology, biotechnology, chemistry, neuroscience, and psychology.

Medical school education is followed by a period of supervised practice or internship, and a residency. Further specialisations can be achieved through postgraduate vocational training. A great part of medicine relies on active research, generally conducted by Doctors in Medicine (or M.D.s).

Job titles related to the field of medicine and health include: general practician, surgeon, veterinary doctor, psychiatrist, medical technician, nurse, hospital administrator, dietician, pharmacist, and more.

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