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.

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 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.

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Upcoming Events

September 23

GPH Student Governing Council Elections: Meet the Candidates + Town Hall

726 Broadway, 7th Floor, GPH Student Lounge

Please join us for a meet & greet and town hall with our Student Governing Council nominees.

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September 25

No Health Without Mental Health: Time to Act and Invest in Adolescents

Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor

In parallel with the UN General Assembly 74 meeting this month, HealthRight International, the NYU College of Global Public Health, and the First Ladies/Spouses of Caribbean Community [CARICOM] Lea

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September 26

Building Sustainable Health Systems: Aligning Cross-Sector Organizations to Improve Community Health

726 Broadway, 7th Floor, GPH Student Lounge

Please join the GPH Community Health Initiative's Special Guest Lecture from The California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative (CACHI).

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Public Health Changemakers

Natalie DeGraaf, MPH '13

Protecting the Future of Biosecurity

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Alastair Bitsoi, MPH '17

Contributing to Native American Wellness

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Fabiola Milord, MPH '13

Championing Oral Health as a Basic Human Right

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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 EP64 Preemption of Gun Laws with Jennifer Pomeranz and Diana Silver

Gun violence continues to be a reality in America. Everyone seems to be asking what can be done to stop these terrible tragedies. Gun owners fear losing the constitutionally protected right to bear arms and gun control advocates want to see significant restrictions placed on gun purchase and ownership. Join us as we talk with Professor Jennifer Pomeranz and Dr. Diana Silver about preemption of gun laws.

Dean Cheryl Healton was featured in the NPR piece, The National Impact Of Oklahoma's Opioid Case

"It's very much a shot across the bow. And the case does not say that there are not others responsible. They're saying we find you responsible in this amount. And they're heavily responsible because they lied not only to the public, but they lied to providers as well."

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

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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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Have Questions? We Have Answers.

Ranked One of the Best Grad Schools in Public Health

According to U.S. News & World Report 2020 Rankings

Fully accredited as a School of Public Health by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) through 2024

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