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
Alumni Q & A with Tou Vang, MPH.
Faculty Spotlight
Where Classroom Education and Community Activism Meet   Professor Christina Yongue is the D
Recent News
The department that plays together, stays together.
By: Nicole Caudill
With its emphasis on community engagement, don’t be surprised to see faculty, staff, and students of the Department of Public Health Education taking it to the streets.
Protecting the Public’s Health
By: Nicole Caudill
Here at UNCG, we are "committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion – ideals that are deeply woven into our institutional history and the history of our region.”
Paul Chelimo: A Public Health Advocate, and Olympic Silver Medalist
By: Nicole Caudill
A graduate from the Public Health Education department in the College of Health and Human Sciences, Paul is proud to share his passion in public health.