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



CHHS Library Liaison receives MLA award to attend American Public Health Association
August 21, 2015
Melynda (Mendy) Ozan has been awarded the Sewell Stipend from the Medical Library Association (MLA) to attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) meeting in 2015. The Sewell Stipend is awarded to librarians working with public health and pharmacy colleagues. In 2014-2015 Mendy worked with...

Big Data

UNC Charlotte Technology Helps Researchers Take Closer Look at Public Health Data
August 20, 2015
A paper co-published by Public Health Sciences faculty is demonstrating the capability of new technology that allows in-depth analysis of health outcomes amongst different groups. Published in the American Journal of Preventative medicine, the research outlines a novel...

MSPH and Community Health Graduate Certificate students attend NC Family Life Institute at Appalachian State University
July 10, 2015
The Family Life Institute is a 2 week program focusing on reproductive health and adolescent sexuality for health educators.  Pictured, MSPH students Charnele Walton (far left) and Kimberly Rodgers (far right), along with Dr. Terri Mitchell and Dr. Donna Breitenstein.