New York University School of Global Public Health

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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.

Announcing Our 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

NYU GPH is excited and proud to announce that according to U.S. News and World Report, NYU GPH continues to be ranked as one of the nation’s Best Graduate Schools in Public Health. GPH has quickly risen six places in just the past two years and is now ranked higher than 83% of all other schools and programs of public health. Coupled with the recent dramatic rise in applications, GPH is one of the fastest growing schools of public health in the nation.

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 school 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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Learn about our graduate programs, curriculum, and the admissions and financial aid processes.

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Upcoming Events

April 27

Not So Sweet: ReMembering the History of Sugar with Reverend Sara Jolena Wolcott


Sugar is anything but sweet. For centuries, it has shaped, usually in detrimental ways, our environment, our society, our economy, and our bodies.

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April 30

Stata Sessions with StataCorp's Chuck Huber: Integrating Stata with Microsoft Word


The GPH Office of Research presents our fourth Spring 2021 Stata training session with Chuck Huber of StataCorp LLC.

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May 20

2021 School of Global Public Health Virtual Graduation Celebration


Each spring, the entire NYU School of Global Public Health community is excited to celebrate the hard work and bright futures of all of our talented graduates.

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On-Demand Webinars

William C. Stubing Memorial Lecture: Whose Pain Matters? Reflections on Race, Social Justice, and COVID-19’s Revealed Inequalities

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Police Brutality and Reform Through a Public Health Lens

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Through the COVID-19 Magnifying Glass: An Examination of Racial and SES Disparities in the United States

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Can Joe Biden Keep America's Schools Safe from COVID-19?

"Given the country’s interest in assuring the safety of reopening schools on a large scale, we absolutely have to ramp up our testing capacity, and we have to be able to have a robust enough surveillance system to pick up outbreaks rapidly." -David Abramson, Clinical Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Most Americans are doing pods wrong

"You just don’t have any tools to deal with this, this kind of stress, right? So if it’s thrust upon you, then it’s going to be very, very jolting and hard to survive." -Stephanie Cook, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Social and Behavioral Sciences

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CDC Urges Stricter Gym Precautions After COVID-19 Outbreaks Linked To Facilities

"It’s high respiration in a closed space. Yes, people brought masks but evidently [a majority] said they wore them rarely, including some attendees with COVID. Some were symptomatic and some knew that they were positive. All of those are very, very high-risk circumstances." -Joshua Epstein, Professor of Epidemiology

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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.

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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 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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I AM GPH Podcast EP96 Clean Water Rights with Jackie Young-Medcalf of THEA

Learn about the Houston water crisis you probably didn’t know even existed, how climate change may begin to affect our water sources around the U.S., the incredible story of survival from Jackie Young-Medcalf’s exposure to toxic heavy metals and the actions we can all take to feel empowered in our water rights. Jackie is a champion for public health and a catalyst for change through collaboration. Without knowing it Texas Health and Environment Alliance (THEA) was formed the day Jackie discovered what no doctor could about her and her family’s health – that their water was a culprit of their illnesses.

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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 School of Global Public Health.

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Have Questions? We Have Answers.

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

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NYU GPH - 5 Years

In the five short years since the NYU Board of Trustees established the School of Global Public Health, we’ve expanded our programs, successfully earned accreditation, and graduated over 1,600 public health professionals. With innovation in public health urgently needed around the world, the creation of our school could not have been more timely. Thanks to each one of you for your contributions to our school; our collective efforts are needed now more than ever.