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Advising & Support

The College of Global Public Health is dedicated to supporting you throughout your academic journey. From academic advising help on major requirements and course sequencing, to connecting you to academic support like tutoring and help with paper composition and editing, we’re here to help you.

Academic Advising

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

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students completing one of the combined majors through their home school, in collaboration with the College of Global Public Health (CGPH), should plan to utilize their advisors from both schools - their home school advisor for questions related to department requirements and CGPH for questions about global public health requirements: experiential learning requirement, Global Public Health (GPH) course sequencing, study away, etc. Please contact CGPH for further guidance.

UG students with questions should email for Dean Julie Avina directly for assistance. 

Master of Public Health Students

MPH students in the College are assigned to an academic advisor based on  concentration. Students are welcome to reach out to their academic advisor for questions about program policies and procedures, NYU resources, and assistance with questions related to academic progression. Students should see their advisor as an advocate while navigating their academic experience at CGPH.

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

Bioethics MA students are currently advised through your program coordinator, Cassandra Coste, at cassandra.coste@nyu.edu.

Academic Support

Learn more below about academic support services, including tutoring, writing assistance, and more, 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: mcghee.tutoring@nyu.edu.

Biostatistics Tutoring

Information about Biostatistics tutoring this semester will be provided soon!