From faculty research announcements to campus updates and global public health news, stay up-to-date on the latest from the College of Global Public Health.


GPH: The Year in Review

May 31, 2019

A message from Dean Cheryl Healton. The Spring semester has come to a close so it is the perfect time to provide a year-end report with some of the College’s key accomplishments.

Fulfilling the Dream: If We Don't, Who Will?

February 8, 2019

By Dr. Joyce Moon Howard. I vividly remember walking down the row of National Guards who held back the ranting, jeering crowds of people with faces full of anger. I wondered how adults could be so f...

Chipping Away at Women's Autonomy

February 1, 2019

By Dr. Tara Shirazian. Last weekend, I saw a fascinating and timely off-Broadway play called The Wickedest Woman. It details the life and death of Ann Trow Lohman, a self-proclaimed midwife and ph...

The Government Shutdown: A Needless Accident Waiting to Happen

January 25, 2019

By Dr. Cheryl Healton, DrPH. As we return to campus for the start of the Spring 2019 term, we also mark the fifth week of the historic government shutdown.  There were glimmers of hope for a resolu...

New STEM designation enables two-year work extension in U.S. for eligible international students

January 18, 2019

NYU College of Global Public Health programs have been classified as STEM-eligible, allowing international students on an F-1 visa to apply for two years of additional employment in the United Stat


Facebook Live: Improving Health in Five Global Cities with Dr. José Pagán

December 18, 2018

Dr. José Pagán discusses the work that is being conducted in conjunction with the European Commission on improving health in five global cities: NYC, Birmingham, Barcelona, Paris and Singapore.

Happy Holidays from NYU GPH!

December 17, 2018

From our NYU GPH family to yours… we wish you peace and joy this holiday season!

Healthy Aging in NYC

December 14, 2018

Dr. Jo Ivey Boufford provides incite on the methodology used to improve healthy aging in NYC and what has been learned in the process.

The Office of Doctoral Studies Newsletter

December 11, 2018

The third issue of the Office of Doctoral Studies Newsletter brings to you updates on student presentations, appointments, and awards.

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

December 7, 2018

In wake of recent CDC reports describing a bleak picture of increasing mortality in the U.S., Dr. Courtney McKnight brings a better understanding to the opioid epidemic and how it is affecting life ex...