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.


Keesha Corbin (far left), Jenny Cooper (2nd from Left) and MSPH '15 grad, Jasmine Mickle (far right)

MPH Students and Alumna Win Best Practice Award
September 23, 2016

Three UNC Charlotte MPH students, Jasmine Mickle (’16), Jenny Cooper (’17), and Keesha Corbin (’18) as employees of Benchmarks, helped to spearhead an innovative project to improve mental health services for children and families in North Carolina. Benchmarks’ Partnering for Excellence (PFE)...

Professor Michele Issel Serves as Link Between Nursing Professional Organizations and Major Public Health Task Force
September 20, 2016

Dr. L. Michele Issel has been chosen to serve as the liaison representative of the Quad Council Coalition of Public Health Nursing Organizations to the Community Preventive Services Guide Task Force. The Community Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) is an independent, non-federal,...

Professor Beth Racine's Students Present Research at North Carolina Public Health Conference
September 20, 2016

Two students mentored by Dr. Elizabeth Racine recently presented at the North Carolina Public Health Association Educational Conference. Katelin Hudak’s poster presentation reported on a systematic review of evidence on the relationship between the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and...