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. Chris Seitz, a 2013 graduate of UNCG’s Department of Public Health Education’s Doctor of Public
Faculty Spotlight
Public Health Challenges: Athlete Health and Wellness Dr. Jeff Milroy Taking on Concussion Rep
Recent News
MPH Students Represent UNCG at the 4th Annual MACHE Bowl on March 19, 2016
By: Beth Lavely
Congratulations to UNCG MPH graduate students Devyn Shaw, Brandon Mendenhall, and Jessica Pollard who
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UNCG Public Health Faculty Heed the Call to Further Sports Related Concussion Research
By: Beth Lavely
Today, if you are sports fan, it is hard not be acutely aware of sport related concussions (SRC). The prevalence and seriousness of sports related concussions (SRC) is gaining national attention. Nevertheless
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UNCG Public Health Teams up with NFL to Shift Culture of High School Sports
By: Beth Lavely
Story by Alyssa Bedrosian, University Relations Photography by Martin W. Kane, University Relations Videography by Undergraduate Admissions
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