Public Health Education

Promoting Health, Engaging Communities, Changing Lives

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Public Health Education is to promote health by supporting the learning, decision-making and capacity of individuals, groups, and communities. In collaboration with Piedmont Triad Community organizations, the Department prepares professional health educators and advances public health practice and knowledge.

Alumni Spotlight
Dr. Sheryl L. Coley is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Center for Women’s Health and Health Disparitie
Faculty Spotlight
Exemplary  Community Based Participatory Research Community based participatory research (CBPR) is a best pra
Recent News
Montagnard Hypertension Research Project Health Fair Success!
By: Beth Lavely
The Montagnard Hypertension Research Project again met the call from community by holding...
UNCG MPH Graduate Working for International Reproductive Rights
By: Beth Lavely
Alumna Elizabeth Guthrie works for international reproductive rights through her position as...
Public Health Alumna Winner of Prestigious Hillman Innovations in Care Award
By: Beth Lavely
Dr. Donna Biederman, a 2012 DrPH graduate and current Assistant Professor at Duke University, has received one of two national $600,000 Hillman Innovations in Care Awards.