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Kusumpa WHODon Kusumpa, interned at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland in the Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (PND) department.

He contributed to work that will be published in three reports:

  1. WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2019 (published every two years)
  2. WHO Global Report on Trends in Tobacco Smoking 2000-2025
  3. 2019 United Nations Secretary General's Report on Rural Poverty: Health Section

kinkhabwalaNACCHO/NCSD recently announced that Vishal Kinkhabwala (MPH '13) as a recipient of its 2018 ENGAGE STD Conference Scholarship. Vishal graduated from our MPH Program in 2013 with an emphasis on Social and Behavioral Health. More recently he received his MD degree from Avalon University School of Medicine in June, 2018. Read more

MPH student, Justin Sta Ana, is the 2018 recipient of the Illinois Public Health Association's Distinguished Public Health Student of the Year Award.  (Only one student receives this award in our state each year.)  Previous Benedictine University MPH students who have also achieved this honor are Kate Kornfeind in 2017, Amar Pandya in 2016 and Rebecca Carlstrom in 2014.

Improving health and education is a critical concern for every community.  Our college helps students seeking to make a difference in these areas by developing their sense of service, enhanced by the Benedictine value of concern for others.


Our Mission
To prepare professionals in education and health committed to ethical practice, scholarship, leadership, and service to society.

Our Vision
Our graduates will have a positive impact on health and education outcomes of the diverse communities they serve.

Christopher Duffrin, Ph.D.

Welcome to the College of Education and Health Services at Benedictine University. Our programs and exceptional faculty and staff are dedicated to a learning environment that supports you and your professional and educational needs. We welcome all learners and will work with you to assure you are successful in your academic career. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or would like to learn more about how you could join us at Benedictine University.

Chris Duffrin, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Education and Health Services

College of Education and Health Services
Benedictine University

Christopher Duffrin, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Education and Health Services

Yvonne Kumon
Assistant to the Dean

Phone: (630) 829-6084

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