At the School of Global Public Health at New York University , we are preparing the next generation of public health pioneers with the critical thinking skills, acumen and entrepreneurial approaches necessary to reinvent the public health paradigm.
A Warm GPH Welcome to Our New Dean
Dr. Debra Furr-Holden is a renowned scholar, epidemiologist and biostatistician, and thus an ideal choice to lead GPH in the important next phase of its young history. She has played a vital role in highlighting the corrosive effects that disparities play in public health, shining a bright light on Covid-19, clean water and opioids and their devastating impact on our most vulnerable communities.
Copycat Packaging of Marijuana Edibles Poses Risk to Children, Study Says
Eating even a small fraction of that bag would "overwhelm a child," said Danielle Ompad, associate professor of epidemiology at NYU School of Global Public Health and senior author of a new study investigating copycat packaging in cannabis sales.
Local Economic Data Encourages Legislators to Open Emails—But Only Democrats
Randomized study led by GPH researcher Jonathan Purtle shows that including data for legislators on the local economic impact of an issue can encourage engagement, but it varies by party.
NYU GPH Reaches Top 20
According to the 2023 rankings from U.S. News and World Report, NYU GPH has risen twelve places to #19 among the 195 ranked schools and programs of public health. It continues to be one of the fastest-growing schools of public health in the nation.
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Dean's Welcome, Who We Are, Public Health in Action
A Message from Dean Debra Furr-Holden
The work we do must be accomplished with people, not for them, or on their behalf. As a leader in public health, NYU GPH has the honor, privilege and opportunity to elevate the training and capacity of people around the world to powerfully transform the global health landscape.
Who We Are
We employ a nontraditional, inter-disciplinary model to improve health worldwide through a unique blend of global public health studies, research and practice. Innovation is at the core of our ambitious approach, thinking and teaching.
Public Health Careers in Action
Our alumni are working in 44 countries around the world with local health departments, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations, ministries of health, and multilateral agencies like the United Nations.
Explore Public Health
Public health protects the health of people and the communities where they live, learn, work and play. Learn about many new and familiar areas of study from environmental health to malnutrition, from climate change to mental health.
New on the I AM GPH Podcast
Community conversations from the New York University School of Global Public Health, from student internships to cutting edge faculty research and from alumni insights to the insider scoop on campus life. Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
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Public Health Comes to 708 Broadway
Built in 1896 in the Northern Renaissance style, 708 Broadway has long been at the center of one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in New York City. Now part of the NoHo Historic District, it has undergone numerous transformations over the decades, the last of which will be the construction of the new home for the NYU School of Global Public Health.