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.


Beth Racine

VIDEO: Public Health Professor Presents at National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Workshop
July 18, 2016

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine invited Dr. Beth Racine to participate in a public workshop titled "Optimizing Implementation" convened by the Committee to Review WIC Food Packages, in Washington, DC earlier this summer. Dr Racine was shared her research on...

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VIDEO: PHS Program Builds Healthy Lifestyles in Cabarrus County Preschoolers
June 30, 2016

Public Health Sciences Professor Beth Racine and a team of experts are taking their message of healthy eating and excercise to the youngest citizens of Cabarrus County, all in an effort to stop issues with weight before they start. UNC Charlotte's Wills Citty reports. Building Healthy...

Yancey/Edgley Fellowship

Doctoral Student Wins National Yancey/Edgley Fellowship Conference Travel Award
May 27, 2016

  Second year doctoral student and Wayland Cato Doctoral Fellow, Corliss Allen Solomon, has won the national Yancey/Edgley Fellowship Conference Travel Award for her work with increasing access to physical activity opportunities for African-Americans and Hispanics through joint use...