New York University School of Global Public Health


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.

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

January 22

CDUHR Chatty Wednesday Research Forum Series

665 Broadway, 11th Floor, Room 1111

Chatty Wednesday is an opportunity to learn some of the cool research endeavors CDUHR-affiliated investigators are working on.

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January 29

Biostatistics Professional Development Series: APE/Internship Panel Discussion

715 Broadway, 12th Floor, Room 1221

To kick off our Professional Development series for the Spring semester we will be hosting a panel discussion on the MPH-required Applied Practice Experience and internships that MS students have c

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February 03

CDUHR Pilot Projects & Mentoring Core Grant Development Workshop: Integrating Conceptual Models and Theories

715 Broadway, 12th Floor, Room 1221

Theory serves as the structure and support for all aspects of your grant proposal and a clearly articulated theoretical framework significantly strengthens your application.

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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, Google Play or Stitcher Radio.

I AM GPH Podcast
I AM GPH Podcast EP76 Championing Harm Reduction with Danielle Ompad

Dr. Danielle Ompad is an epidemiologist whose work is focused in the areas of urban health, HIV, illicit drug use, and adult access to vaccines. With respect to illicit drug use, her work has spanned the entire natural history of addiction – from initiation to cessation, with particular attention paid to risk for infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and C, and STIs. She has primarily worked with people who use heroin, crack, cocaine, and/or club drugs. Join us as we discuss the concept of harm reduction, drugs in the workplace and tackling the opioid crisis.

Diversity at Public Health Schools Improves at a Crawl, Report Finds

“My being in academia is me trying to be a part of the solution of diversifying our faculty. And I hope when I walk into a classroom, I change how my students think a biostatistics professor looks.” -Melody Goodman, Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor of Biostatistics

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The Science of Vaping

Dr. David Abrams (NYU School of Global Public Health) and Dr. Terry Gordon (NYU School of Medicine) investigate the science of vaping and recreate an experiment to display the effects of e-cigarettes vs traditional cigarettes.

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Listen Now to the 5% and Falling Podcast

Explore the public health crises that are threatening our families, our communities and our collective future… and the people who have devoted their careers to analyzing, uncovering and inventing new solutions.

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5% and Falling Episode 1: Save 96

On average, 96 lives are lost everyday in the United States due to gun violence. By the time you’ve finished listening to this podcast episode, an average of 2 precious lives were ended. What can we do when the health of the public conflicts with the interests of the rich and powerful? In this episode we bring you stories about public health researchers and policy makers who are on the front lines of preventing gun violence, in communities, states, and hopefully, one day, our country. Thank you to our guests for this episode, Ted Alcorn and Renee Hopkins.

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 School of Global Public Health.

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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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