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.


CHHS Names New Chair of Department of Public Health Sciences
May 5, 2016

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services has selected Dr. Lyndie Forthofer as the new chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences. A veteran public health researcher, Forthofer most recently served as Director of the Division of Epidemiology at the Arnold School of...

Dr. Larissa R. Brunner Huber Awarded HSRA Grant
April 8, 2016

Dr. Larissa R. Brunner Huber has been awarded a grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to investigate the association between short birth intervals and under-studied adverse pregnancy outcomes using data from the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS). ...


Department of Public Health Sciences Holds Successful CAHME Site Visit
April 8, 2016

Many thanks our friends and colleagues for your support and advice during our recent CAHME re-accreditation process. Our site visit just concluded with a preliminary finding that the Department fully met 33 of 35 criteria and have partially met the remaining...