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.


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...

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MSPH Program to become MPH Degree
March 24, 2016

On August 15th, 2016, the Department of Public Health Sciences' MSPH program will become an MPH degree! This name change does not alter curriculum,  accreditation, or commitment to preparing public health practitioner scholars. Students will continue to complete 36-39 credit...