Department of Public Health Sciences

A Culture of Excellence

The Department of Public Health Sciences offers academic programs encompassing undergraduate, postgraduate certificate, masters and doctoral education.  With a strong focus on public health education and behavioral science, our team of accomplished researchers and teachers partners with communities advancing the art and science of public health, and preparing the next generation of practitioners, educators, researchers and scholars



Gerontological Society of America Member Spotlight: Sarah Laditka
July 1, 2015
Dr. Sarah Laditka, Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences and Associate Professor of Public Policy, was featured on the Gerontological Society of America member spotlight, June 2015.

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Public Health Faculty Spotlight: Winsor Schmidt
June 30, 2015
The former chair of Urban Health Policy at the University of Louisville School of Medicine is joining the Department of Public Health Sciences faculty. Winsor Schmidt will sign on at UNC Charlotte as the Metrolina Medical Foundation Distinguished Professor of Public Policy on Health. A...

Data Science Initiative

UNC Charlotte Technology to Help Hospitals Learn from Patient Data
June 15, 2015
UNC Charlotte and a major healthcare data company have launched new technology that will help hospitals organize and analyze patient statistics. Community Focus is an automated, cloud-based software program developed by UNC Charlotte and Premier, Inc., as part of a partnership started...