Department of Public Health Sciences

The public health programs at UNC Charlotte produce practitioner-scholars and leaders prepared to promote and improve human health across the lifespan; to support the optimal organization and management of healthcare locally, nationally, and internationally; and to deliver efficient, effective, and accessible high quality health services, particularly to vulnerable populations.


APHA: Trump budget puts vital public health programs at risk
March 17, 2017

President Donald Trump released his fiscal year 2018 budget request on Thursday, outlining a plan that shifts significant funds to defense programs and away from health agencies and services. Specifically, the request proposes a $54 billion increase in defense spending, offset by devastating...

APHA, Health Groups Sound Alarms Over Health Law Repeal Plan
March 14, 2017

Independent analysis shows 14 million Americans will lose health insurance next year under a plan proposed to replace the Affordable Care Act. APHA's Georges Benjamin called it a "health policy disaster"... public health newswire  

Bill Brandon

Brandon Endowment to Expand UNC Charlotte Health Policy Research Capabilities
March 6, 2017

UNC Charlotte professor emeritus Bill Brandon and his wife, Pam Fawcett-Brandon, have made a significant contribution in support of the College of Health and Human Services’ (CHHS) health policy agenda through the creation of the Pam-Fawcett-Brandon and William P. Brandon Endowment. This generous...