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.

National Public Health Week Activities, April 6 - 12, 2015



Dr. Arif
Dr. Ahmed Arif co-authors paper on the role of diet in contracting Epstein-Barr virus infection
April 14, 2015
The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a member of the herpes virus family, is a common human virus that has been shown to be related to several medical conditions such as infectious mononucleosis, Burkitt’s lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, and nasopharyngeal carcinoma; yet, there is limited information...

Public Health Leader to Address Partnerships Between Universities and Communities
March 17, 2015
It’s hard to overstate the intimacy of the relationship between a university and the community that surrounds it. In many ways, each is the product of the other. A school’s unique culture and feel naturally emerges from the area in which it resides; cities grow and progress by...

UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings
March 12, 2015
UNC Charlotte MHA Program Climbs to #34 in Latest US News & World Report Rankings We couldn’t have done it without you! More evidence that we’re building a great foundation here at UNC Charlotte and moving the program in the right direction. We’ve just received word that in the latest (...