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 grants 2 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.

I AM GPH Podcast
I AM GPH Podcast EP37 Startup Life and Public Health with Hyder Waheed

After graduating from Stony Brook University, native New Yorker Hyder Waheed immersed himself in the healthcare operations industry. In this episode, we find out why he chose to pursue a Master of Public Health at NYU GPH and how he balances life as a full-time professional and student.

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

January 22

Introduction to R with NYU Data Services (Day 1)

NYU Bobst, Room 743

The department of Biostatistics has arranged for the Data Services group from the NYU library to present three introductory sessions on R.

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February 01

Community Resistance on the US/Mexico Border: Undeterred (Film)

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Film Center, Theater 101, 36 E 8th St., New York, NY 10003

Please join us for a film screening of Undeterred, a documentary about community resistance in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Undeterred is an intimate and unique port

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February 05

Protect Life, Not Guns: PHANYC Policy Committee Meeting

665 Broadway, 11th Floor, Room 1111

Please join us for this month's Public Health Association of NYC Policy Committee Meeting, which will feature a presentation on gun violence by Luis A.

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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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