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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Upcoming Events

October 19

Biostatistics Departmental Information Session


Do you want to learn how to apply statistical reasoning and methods to the analysis of the world's most pressing public health challenges?

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October 20

Faculty Presentations from the Global Mental Health & Stigma Program


Hosted by the Global Mental Health & Stigma Program.

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October 20

Slaying Giants of The Minds – Confronting Imposter Fears to Advance Your Career And Life!


Join us in conversation with Dr.

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Join us at an upcoming information session

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

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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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3 Ways Public Officials Can Help Prevent a Long-Haul Pandemic

With infection rates of the COVID-19 delta variant on the rise, this is no time to ignore public health evidence and authority! NYU GPH Dean Cheryl Healton and OSU College of Public Health Dean Amy Lauren Fairchild outline 3 ways public officials can counteract this dangerous trend.

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How Black Women Can Interpret Those Scary Health Statistics

Melody Goodman, Associate Dean for Research, told The New York Times, “General audiences should approach any health report with a healthy dose of skepticism. Data can be interpreted in many ways.”

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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 EP100 The SAHARA Initiative: Championing South Asian Health Research

Supriya Lal is a recent graduate of GPH with Master of Public Health concentrating in Public Health Nutrition, who also received her undergraduate degree in the Global Public Health program at NYU. On campus, Supriya worked as a Graduate Research Assistant and as a Project Coordinator for the SAHARA Initiative. The SAHARA or South Asian Health and Research Initiative was created at GPH in 2019 by professor Dr. Niyati Parekh to foster collaboration and research on the health needs of migrant South Asians, an underserved community in the U.S. with many health disparities. The initiative has collectively published many articles and conference abstracts and continues to explore grant opportunities that expand and advance South Asian health research at GPH.

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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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Anti-Racism Statement from Faculty and Staff