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

October 21

Fall Dean's Town Hall: The Importance of Mentoring

726 Broadway, 7th Floor, GPH Student Lounge

NYU GPH students are invited to join an open conversation about mentorship with Dean Cheryl Healton at this semester's Dean's Town Hall. Students are invited to submit questions for Dean He

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October 22

Info Session: NIH Research and Travel Award (Up to $7,200) for Summer 2020

715 Broadway, 12th Floor, Room 1221

Come and learn about a new and exciting funding opportunity for MPH and PhD students interested in conducting summer research in international or domestic settings. This NIH award provides students

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October 23

Biostatistics Seminar Series: "Modeling Mediation Processes in Randomized Trials with Outcomes at Many Time Points" ft. Dr. Patrick Shrout

715 Broadway, 12th Floor, Room 1221

Please join the Department of Biostatistics for its Seminar Series featuring Patrick Shrout, PhD, who will deliver a talk titled "Modeling Mediation Processes in Randomized Trials with Outcomes at

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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 EP67 Designing Digital Health Solutions with Avanthi Hulugalle

In this episode we talk to NYU MPH alumna Avanthi Hulugalle, who is the Director of Product Strategy and Client Success at openDoctor. She works to optimize patient utilization of engagement technology and partner with healthcare organizations to create tactical solutions improving patient experience of care. She is passionate about healthcare access and a strong believer that technology will bridge gaps between quality care, and patient empowerment. Avanthi also organizes LYLAS Labs hackathons which engage interdisciplinary teams to propose creative technical solutions to the gender pay gap, workplace harassment, hiring for and fostering team diversity and inclusion, and benefits for the burden of care.

The Science of Vaping

Dr. David Abrams (NYU College 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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How Computer Models Help Public Health Researchers Plan for Disasters

Joshua M. Epstein’s research uses "agent-based modeling"—kind of like a more serious version of the game "The Sims"—to predict how real people with real emotions will respond and interact in the case of a major emergency.

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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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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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