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Advising & Support

The College of Global Public Health is dedicated to supporting you throughout your academic journey. The Office of Student Affairs provides you with advising related to program requirements and course sequencing, study away opportunities and  academic support like tutoring. No matter the subject we are here to help you!

Academic advising is available for all GPH students at all levels – learn more below on the specifics for your degree program:

Undergraduate Students

Combined Majors

Undergraduate students completing one of the combined majors through your home school, in collaboration with GPH, should plan to utilize your advisors from both schools - your home school advisor for questions related to departmental and school requirements and GPH for questions about global public health requirements such as experiential learning requirement, GPH course sequencing, study away, etc.

Combined majors please contact Dean Julie Avina, your undergraduate academic advisor, with questions and for direct for assistance. 


Undergraduate students completing our minor may have questions regarding minor courses that best fit your interests and to how best to sequence them. Feel free to reach-out to your advisor with these questions.

Please contact Angelica Anderson, the academic advisor for GPH minors, with questions and for direct for assistance. 

Gallatin BA-MPH Dual Degree 

With the many course options available to you, creating a comprehensive program of study is an exciting process for our Gallatin BA-MPH dual degree students. Ready to work with you as you consider your many options, your academic advisor is ready to assist.

Gallatin BA-MPH students please contact Dean Julie Avina, your dual degree advisor, with questions and for direct for assistance. 

Master of Public Health Students

Our MPH students  are assigned to an academic advisor based on the concentration. As a MPH student your are welcome to reach-out to your academic advisor for questions about program policies and procedures, NYU resources, support services and assistance with questions related to academic success and progression. You should see your advisor as an advocate while navigating your academic experience at GPH.

The advisor for each concentration is listed below:

Julie Avina
, Associate Dean of Student & Alumni Affairs

Donald Brown
, Associate Director, Student & Alumni Services

Andrea Muraca, Assistant Director Student & Alumni Affairs

Public Health Nutrition (note that the contact person for the Dietetic program is Professor Joyce O'Connor)

Master of Arts in Bioethics Students

Our MA in Bioethics students are currently advised through the program coordinator, Cassandra Coste, at

Academic Support

The Office of Student Affairs offers you information regarding additional resources available in GPH and across campus designed to assist you as you reach academic excellence. Learn more about academic support services available to you.

Writing Support

The GPH Office of Student & Alumni Affairs collaborates with NYU’s School of Professional Studies to provide writing support and tutoring to GPH students. Current MPH and doctoral students are eligible to receive free one-on-one writing support! If you need assistance with composing papers, proofreading and editing, or need help with grammar, the SPS tutors are happy to assist.

To schedule an appointment, call: (212) 992-9055. Please identify yourself as a public health graduate student and provide your student ID number.

Send any specific questions to:

Biostatistics Tutoring

Class Schedule: Monday/Thursday 6:00-7:30pm​ (See PDF Schedule)​
Class Location: 715 Broadway Room 1203
Semester and Year: Fall 2017
Professor: Donovan Jones


Biostatistics academic support will be available on throughout the semester. Please email the instructor prior to each session you plan to attend so he can communicate any unanticipated changes in room or time.

This time will be used to clarify concepts in preparation for homework and exams. Answers to submitted work will not be discussed in academic support sessions. On dates when no session is scheduled, questions will be answered via email or Web video session subject to availability. Attempts will be made to accommodate all requests when no session is scheduled. To set up a Web video session, please email your availability at least 24 hours prior to your requested time slot.