Only public health school accredited in the state

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health is now nationally accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, the university announced Thursday.

The UWM Zilber School of Public Health at the former Pabst Brewrey site. UWM officials said the designation makes the Zilber School the only accredited school of public health in the state, although UW-Madison, the Medical College of Wisconsin and UW-La Crosse all have accredited graduate programs.

“Earning this accreditation validates the critically important work of our faculty and staff to improve the health of citizens in our region and nationally,” said Mark Mone, UWM chancellor.

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