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.



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...

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...

Chelsea Moxlow named one of SOPHE's 30 under 30
October 22, 2014
Chelsea Moxlow, MSPH class of 2013, was recently recognized as one of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) outstanding young health educators for 2014.