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. Please read our Mission, Vision, and Values statements. 


Charlotte Research Scholars

Public Health Students Thrive as Charlotte Research and Community Scholars
August 2, 2017

Engaging summer opportunities are an important part of the educational experience at the College of Health and Human Services, and help students prepare for successful careers in their respective fields. The Charlotte Research Scholars and Charlotte Community Scholars programs are two among many...

Precision Medicine

Public Health Professor Michael Dulin on the Emerging Importance of Health Analytics
June 22, 2017

  Dr. Dulin, who is Director of the Academy for Population Health Innovation and a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, was interviewed by HealthcareIT News at the Precision Medicine Summit in Boston.   by: Tom Sullivan Precision medicine is more...

Alex Alcorn

MPH Student Wins Donna C. Arrington Scholarship
June 12, 2017

MPH student Alexandra (Alex) Alcorn has been awarded the Donna C. Arrington Scholarship for the coming academic year. Alex is a second year MPH student interested in environmental health. For summer 2017, she is completing an internship with Clean Air Carolina. In Fall 2016, Alex was...