Library subject guide for HLTH

The Subject Guide for Health and Society includes resources on finding health statistics, research journals and databases, and source citations.

Other Guides Related to Health

The library has more than 20 subject guides for fields related to health that might be of interest to Health and Society minors, including guides for: Bioethics, Health and Vital Statistics, and Biomedical Informatics.

Health and Society Librarians

The Health and Society minor has two library subject specialists, Holiday Vega and Deb Werner. Holiday and Deb are excellent resources, so don’t hesitate to reach out to them if you have project-specific questions.

Holiday Vega
Librarian for Health, Psychology, and Social Work

Deb Werner
Librarian for Science Instruction & Outreach and Biomedical Reference Librarian
John Crerar Library

Careers in Behavioral Science

Behavioral science seeks to understand what drives human behavior. From high-powered analytics to mental health services, the field encompasses a diverse and exciting range of careers across the public and private sectors, including clinical psychology, advertising/marketing, mental health services, human resources, behavioral analytics, and social research.

While students who focus on psychology, sociology, and anthropology will find a wide range of career support, all majors of the College are welcome and encouraged to explore the career opportunities in this fascinating field with Careers in Behavioral Sciences.

Dan Clark, Program Director,

Careers in Healthcare

Whether you’re interested in clinical or non-clinical roles in healthcare, the Careers in Healthcare team is here to help you prepare to be exceptional in your field.


Department of Public Health Sciences

The Department of Public Health Sciences are the home for the core quantitative research fields in public health: biostatisticsepidemiology and health services research. The department’s mission is to improve the health of human populations and reduce disparities by expanding knowledge of factors that affect health, by advancing diverse methods for carrying out such research, and by training the next generation of innovative public health scholars and professionals.


Center for Global Health

The Center for Global Health (CGH) is an interdisciplinary program dedicated to improving health and well-being through education, research and training, and service in partnership with communities in the United States and around the world. Because so many academic disciplines are needed to address the challenges of global health, CGH leverages the unique institutional strength of the University of Chicago to bring together faculty and students from different schools and programs on campus.

Center for Health Policy

The Center for Health Policy integrates health policy education and research at Harris, mobilizes resources in health policy from throughout the University of Chicago, and serves as a platform for collaboration with best-in-class US and international schools. Through rigorous and innovative training and cross-national experiences, the center aims to develop a new class of healthcare leaders that carry global policy visions and are best prepared to answer challenges in health policy formulation and implementation.