New York University College of Global Public Health

REINVENTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH PARADIGM
REINVENTING THE PUBLIC HEALTH PARADIGM

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 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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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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Do Less Harm: E-Cigarettes a Safer Option Than Smoking

“Studies show that if most current American smokers switched to vaping e-cigarettes over the next 10 years, there could be as many as 6.6 million fewer premature deaths and 86.7 million fewer life years would be lost,” said David Abrams, PhD, professor of social and behavioral sciences at NYU College of Global Public Health and the article’s lead author.

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Upcoming Events

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September 25
12:30-2pm

Sickle Cell Disease in Africa: Experience from Tanzania

715 Broadway, 12th Floor, Room 1221

The Department of Global Health at the NYU College of Global Public Health is hosting a guest lecture by Dr. Julie Makani. Dr.

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September 25
6:30-8:30pm

“Kitchen Connection x NYU Nutrition Without Borders” Cooking Event

King Juan Carlos Center 53 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

In honor of the UN General Assembly, in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme and IFAD, The SDG 2 Advocacy Hub Presents a “Kitchen Connection x NYU Nutrition Without Borders” Cooking Event

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September 28
11am-12pm

Global Urban Inequalities ft. Dr. Arpana Verma

715 Broadway, 12 Floor, Room 1221

Please join us for a discussion on global urban inequalities featuring Dr. Arpana Verma, MBChB, MPH, PhD.

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Public Health Podcasts

Step into our world! Listen to stories from members of the NYU GPH community, and explore public health topics that are threatening our families, our communities and our collective future.

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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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An Introduction to Public Health Nutrition

Students in the Public Health Nutrition concentration focus on community nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, food policy and clinical nutrition research.
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