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.



PHS Hosts Graduate Programs Open House
October 31, 2014
The Department of Public Health Sciences recently hosted a Graduate Programs Open House in the third floor atrium of the College of Health and Human Services.  This event was a fantastic opportunity for prospective students to meet and have their questions answered by department faculty,...

MSPH Student presents on Media and Public Health
October 23, 2014
Second year MSPH student, Charnele Walton (pictured second from left), co-led a presentation on the media's influence on the field of public health. The live webcast was held on Wednesday, October 8th in Charleston, South Carolina which engaged undergraduates student on...

Michael Thompson
Dr. Michael Thompson co-authors paper on reasons women report satisfaction with poor quality health services in Armenia
October 23, 2014
The paper appears in the latest issue of Heath Care for Women International and builds upon previous empirical studies in Armenia conducted by Dr. Thompson and UNC Charlotte HSR PhD alumna Tsovinar Harutyunyan that identified this disconnect in ratings.  Lead author Dr. Ruzanna Grigoryan notes...