New York University College of Global Public Health


At the College 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.

Reinvent the Public Health Paradigm

Our students acquire the critical thinking skills, technical acumen and entrepreneurial opportunities needed to make ground-breaking impacts in the public health world.

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Dean's Welcome, Who We Are, Public Health in Action

A Message from Dean Cheryl Healton

It has been said that New York City is “where the future comes to audition.” Unbound by tradition, and much like the innovative and enterprising city in which our home campus resides, our college seeks to reinvent the public health paradigm by applying entrepreneurial approaches to public health crises.

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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.

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Public Health Alumni in Action

Our alumni are working all over the world with local health departments, not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations, ministries of health, and multilateral agencies like the United Nations.

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New STEM designation enables two-year work extension in U.S. for eligible international students

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Listen Now to the I AM GPH Podcast

Community conversations from the New York University College 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 iTunes, Spotify, Google Play or Stitcher Radio.

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I AM GPH Podcast EP40 Preemption in Public Health with Jennifer Pomeranz

Did you know state legislators across the political spectrum are increasingly supporting preemption of policies intended to improve community health and address social and economic disparities? In this episode we speak with Jennifer Pomeranz, Assistant Professor of Public Health Policy and Management, about the role of preemption in Public Health and its potential consequences.

Fentanyl Now The Deadliest Drug In The United States, CDC Says

“People don’t know it’s being cut into drugs, so they’re using the same amount of heroin they’re used to but it contains a more potent opioid and that’s leading to overdose deaths" said Courtney McKnight, Clinical Assistant Professor of Epidemiology.

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Agent-based Modeling Spans Disciplines and Schools at NYU

Faculty are working with doctoral and MPH students to connect biology, higher math, disaster preparedness and behavior change in agent-based models at scales ranging from the playground to the planet.

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Upcoming Events

February 22

NYC Epidemiology Forum

Greenberg Lounge and Tishman Auditorium, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South

This annual event aims to provide a forum for students and epidemiologists working in the New York City area to present their work and discuss opportunities for collaborations.

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February 22

NYU GPH Alumni Welcome Back Happy Hour

The Brazen Fox, 106 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10002

NYU GPH Office of Student and Alumni Affairs invites you to attend a meet and greet with fellow NYU GPH Alumni. This is open to GPH Alumni, Faculty and guests of Alumni.

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February 26

Facebook Live: Leadership and Impact in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Online via Facebook Live

We speak with Dr.

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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 College of Global Public Health.

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