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
  Inspiring Healthy Eating Sarah Myer is the program evaluator for
Faculty Spotlight
In 2013 “the United States ranked last among 17 peer high income countries in health outcomes, including life expe
Recent News
From Medical School to MPH Program
By: Tou Vang
Check out this blog post by MPH Student Shanu Jindal!
A Thousand Miles from Home
By: Tou Vang
Check out this blog post by MPH Student Carlie Houchen!
UNCG Alumna Wins Award to Reduce Refugee Health Disparities
By: Tou Vang
Dr. Huaibo Xin, UNCG 2010 (DrPH, Community Health Education), and currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Education, Health, and Human Behavior at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, has won the