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
July 12, 2016 by
Faculty Spotlight
Public Health Challenges: Athlete Health and Wellness Dr. Jeff Milroy Taking on Concussion Rep
Recent News
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.
The Black Girls and Women Matter Town Hall, Greensboro
By: Nicole Caudill
With community engagement a cornerstone of UNCG’s mission, Department of Public Health Education faculty member Ms. Christina Yongue, recently helped host the "Black Girls and Women Matter” town hall.
Joshua Parish wins Spartans of Promise Award
By: Nicole Caudill
Congratulations to Joshua Parish, the first of our esteemed undergraduate distance education students to be named a Spartan of Promise!