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.

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 in Action

Students and Faculty at the Population Impact, Recovery, and Resilience (PiR2) investigate why the U.S. Public still lacks specific knowledge of Zika Virus Risks.

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Facebook Live: The Future of Tobacco Research

We speak with Professors David Abrams and Raymond Niaura about emerging trends in tobacco research, and their work as faculty facilitators in the NYU GPH Tobacco Research Lab.

An Intimate Conversation with Brian Reed & Ben Phelan of the Hit Podcast S-Town

On the one-year anniversary of the launch of the wildly popular podcast series, S-Town, the program's creator, Brian Reed, and fact checker, Ben Phalen, joined Dr. Jack Caravanos to talk about the impact of mercury poisoning on the life and death of the show's protagonist, John B. McLemore.

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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

August 28


GPH-OGS International Student Orientation

726 Broadway, 7th Floor, GPH Student Affairs & Admission, Student Space

This event is mandatory and only for International Students.

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August 29


GPH Orientation Day 1


August 30


GPH Orientation Day 2


This event is mandatory for all incoming MA and MPH students.

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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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An Intro to Bioethics with S. Matthew Liao

How does CRISPR work? What are the consequences of using science to alter our biology? S. Matthew Liao, Director of the Center for Bioethics at the NYU College of Global Public Health, explains these ethical questions and many more.

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