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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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 EP36 iskwé - Improving the Health of Indigenous Communities Through Music

Blending soulful, breathlessly delivered lyrics colored by the many shades of human nature with a sonic palette that takes its cue from the shadowy atmospherics of the 1990s Bristol sound, iskwé’s music revels in her strength of self and that is her true rallying cry. In this episode we learn more about the inspiration for her purposeful music and the important role music can play in the health of an entire community. 

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

December 18

Faculty Event: Mentoring Millennials ft. MJ Knoll-Finn

715 Broadway, Room 1221

MJ Knoll-Finn, the Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management in the Provost’s Office, will give a talk to GPH Faculty and Faculty Mentors on "Mentoring Millennials." We look forward to seeing

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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 22

NYC Epidemiology Forum

Greenberg Lounge and Tishman Auditorium, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South

This annual event aims to provide a forum for students and epidemiologists working in the New York City area to present their work and discuss opportunities for collaborations.

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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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