Public Health Sciences Responds to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Public Health Sciences Responds to the Coronavirus Pandemic: Instructional and Operational Continuity

In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, the university will continue remote learning through at least 1 October, with most faculty and staff continuing to work remotely as well. CLICK HERE for details.

Public Health Sciences faculty and staff are now operating almost 100% remotely.
  • Do not come to campus expecting to see faculty or staff without an appointment.
  • Direct general inquiries about Public Health Sciences to or by messages left at 704.687.7191. 
  • Please CLICK HERE for program leadership and staff phone and email contacts.
  • Current students:
    • Direct questions and accommodation requests about specific courses to the course instructor, after first visiting the course canvas site.  If unresolved, elevate your requests to the Department Chair.
    • Direct questions about your program and course registration to your Academic Advisor or Program Director.

In the News

As the community works to navigate the novel coronavirus, the Department of Public Health Sciences experts have played a significant role in providing expertise and guidance.

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