Foundations of Community Health (Spr.15) - Panel discussion led by Flood RISE - Topic: Community based participatory research in climate resilience projects.  Photos by D. Lofflin. » More
Foundations of Community Health (Spr.15) - Panel discussion led by Flood RISE - Topic: Community based participatory research in climate resilience projects.  Photos by D. Lofflin.

Welcome to Public Health at UC Irvine! There is no better time in history to engage with public health at UC Irvine, home to innovative and resourceful public health research, practice, and education initiatives. Click here to learn more about us.

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UCI Public Health is a member of Orange County's Healthier Together, a community-wide initiative that aligns public and private resources within the public health system to improve health for all communities in Orange County.



Our Mission and Values:

The mission of the public health program at the University of California, Irvine is to create, integrate, and translate population-based knowledge into preventive strategies for reducing the societal burden of human disease and disability through excellence in research, education, and public service. Click here to view Our Mission, Goals, and Objectives.

The program is committed to the University of California's "Statement of Ethical Values" and the 12-point standards of ethical conduct published by the University of California. Click here to view our Statement of Ethical Values.

Our Programs:

We currently offer a B.S. in Public Health Sciences and a B.A. in Public Health Policy; a Master of Public Health (MPH) in three emphases: Environmental Health, Epidemiology, and Sociocultural Diversity and Health; and a Ph.D in Public Health with concentrations in Global Health and Disease Prevention. We also offer a minor in Public Health.

For more information on the undergraduate programs, please click here or send an email to phuao@uci.edu. For more information about the graduate program, please click here or send an email to phgo@uci.edu.


FACULTY RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS CENTER

UCI Research Center

January 2014 Karen Munoz, B.S., Mariam…


Title: Revisiting the Condom Riddle: Solutions and Implications

Publication: Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality (Jan 29, 2014)

Authors: Karen Munoz, B.S., Mariam Davtyan, MPH, Brandon Brown, MPH, Ph.D.

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January 2014 TaneshaMoss, MPH; Charles…


Title: Integration of Screening for Syphilis, Hepatitis C, and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening with HIV Testing in a Community-Based HIV Prevention Program in Miami, Florida

Publication: LGBT Health; Volume 1, Number 00

Authors: TaneshaMoss, MPH; Charles W. Martin, BS; Jeffrey D. Klausner, MD, MPH; and Brandon J. Brown, MPH, PhD

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December 2013 Melissa Soohoo, Magaly…


Title: Cervical HPV Infection in Female Sex Workers: A Global Perspective.

Publication: Open AIDS

Authors: Melissa Soohoo, Magaly Blas, Gita Byraiah, Cesar Carcamo, and Brandon Brown

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December 2013 Beltran AJ, Wu J, Laurent…


Title: Associations of Meteorology with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: A Systematic Review of Preeclampsia, Preterm Birth and Birth Weight

Publication: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Authors: Beltran AJ, Wu J, Laurent O

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October 2013 Oladele A Ogunseitan


Title: The Basel Convention and e-waste: translation of scientific uncertainty to protective policy

Publication: The Lancet Global Health

Authors: Oladele A Ogunseitan

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September 2013 Brandon Brown, Robert…


Title: Characterizing the syphilis epidemic among men who have sex with men in Lima, Peru to identify new treatment and control strategies

Publication: BioMed Central - Infectious Diseases

Authors: Brandon Brown, Robert G Deiss, Segundo L Leon, Kelika A Konda, Eddy R Segura, Jerome T Galea, Carlos F Caceres and Jeffrey D Klausner

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August 2013 Roxane Cohen Silver,…


Title: Media's role in broadcasting acute stress following the Boston Marathon bombings

Publication: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Authors: Roxane Cohen Silver, E. Alison Holmana, and Dana Rose Garfinb

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August 2013 Brandon Brown, Nikita…


Title: Barriers and Facilitators in the Recruitment and Retention of Peruvian Female Sex Workers in a Randomized HPV Vaccine Trial

Publication: Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination

Authors: Brandon Brown, Nikita Shroff, Janni Kinsler, Alejandra Cabra, Magaly M Blas, Cesar Carcamo, Neal A Halsey

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June 2013 B Brown, M M Blas, O…


Title: Reported changes in sexual behaviour and human papillomavirus knowledge in Peruvian female sex workers following participation in a human papillomavirus vaccine trial

Publication: International Journal of STD & AIDS

Authors: B Brown, M M Blas, O Heidari, C Carcamo and N A Halsey

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December 2012 Kevin Bradley Wright,…


Title:

Publication: Health Communication in the 21st Century

Authors: Kevin Bradley Wright, Lisa Sparks, Dan O'Hair

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November 2012 Brandon Brown, Karen…


Title: Reducing HPV Transmission in Developing Countries: The Importance of Education and the Necessary Vaccinations

Publication: Journal of Global Health Perspectives

Authors: Brandon Brown, Karen Munoz, Nikita Shroff

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September 2012 Brandon Brown


Title: High level evidence demonstrates male circumcision reduces HPV infection

Publication: HPV Today

Authors: Brandon Brown

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September, 2012 Cynthia M. Lakon


Title: Social integration in friendship networks: The synergy of network structure and peer influence in relation to cigarette smoking among high risk adolescents

Publication: Social Science & Medicine

Authors: Cynthia M. Lakon

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August 2012 Lisa Sparks


Title: How the doc should (not) talk: When breaking bad news with negations influences patients' immediate responses and medical adherence intentions

Publication: Patient Education and Counseling

Authors: Lisa Sparks

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May, 2012 Brandon Brown


Title: Human papillomavirus prevalence, cervical abnormalities and risk factors among female sex workers in Lima, Peru

Publication: International Journal of STD & Aids

Authors: Brandon Brown

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January, 2012 Brandon Brown


Title: Randomized trial of HPV4 vaccine assessing the response to HPV4 vaccine in two schedules among Peruvian female sex workers

Publication: Vaccine

Authors: Brandon Brown

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December, 2011 Scott M. Bartell


Title: Retrospective Exposure Estimation and Predicted versus Observed Serum Perfluorooctanoic Acid Concentrations for Participants in the C8 Health Project

Publication: Environmental Health Perspectives

Authors: Scott M. Bartell

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November, 2011 Brandon Brown


Title: Oral sex practices, oral human papillomavirus and correlations between oral and cervical human papillomavirus prevalence among female sex workers in Lima, Peru

Publication: International Journal of STD & Aids

Authors: Brandon Brown

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November 14, 2011 Jun Wu, Chengsheng Jiang,…


Title: Automated time activity classification based on global positioning system (GPS) tracking data

Publication: BioMed Central - Public Health

Authors: Jun Wu, Chengsheng Jiang, Douglas Houston, Dean Baker and Ralph Delfino

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June, 2011 Oladele Ogunseitan


Title: Green Health: An A-to-Z Guide
(548 pages)

Publication: SAGE Publications

Authors: Oladele Ogunseitan

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April, 2011 Oladele Ogunseitan


Title: Encyclopedia of Environmental Health
(5,016 pages)

Publication: Elsevier Science & Technology

Authors: Oladele Ogunseitan

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March, 2011 Michael J. Montoya


Title: Making the Mexican Diabetic
(282 pages)

Publication: University of California Press, 2011

Authors: Michael J. Montoya

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January, 2011 Zuzana Bic


Title: Nutrition And Global Health

Publication: Cognella

Authors: Zuzana Bic

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December 7, 2010 Seong-Rin Lim, Daniel…


Title: Potential Environmental Impacts of Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs): Metallic Resources, Toxicity, and Hazardous Waste Classification

Publication: Environmental Science and Technology

Authors: Seong-Rin Lim, Daniel Kang, Oladele A. Ogunseitan, and Julie M. Schoenung

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July, 2010 Cynthia M. Lakon, John…


Title: The Social Context of Adolescent Smoking: A Systems Perspective

Publication: American Journal of Public Health

Authors: Cynthia M. Lakon, John R. Hipp, and David S. Timberlake

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EVENT: Festival of Discovery - Oct 3rd

EVENT: Festival of Discovery - Oct 3rd
UCI Public Health will team up with campus Emergency Services to run an earthquake themed exhibit - the Quake Cottage - at the Festival of Discovery. Be sure to stop by the Public Health booth (next to the Quake Cottage) and learn more about earthquake preparedness and about UCI Public Health.


Register and receive a free tote bag!

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Fellowship opportunity open to PhD students who are advancing to candidacy.

Fellowship opportunity open to PhD students who are advancing to candidacy.
The UCGHI GloCal Health Fellowship provides supportive mentorship, research opportunities and a collaborative research environment for early stage investigators from the United States and low and middle income countries (LMICs).
NOTE: Application deadline - 11/02/15

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eBook: Public Health for the Curious

eBook: Public Health for the Curious
Professor Ogunseitan and colleagues publish e-Book encouraging students to study public health, and to pursue public health careers. The e-Book is being sold at a promotional price of $0.99.

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BBC News: Balancing rocks trace history of 'jumping' earthquakes - Prof. Lisa Grant Ludwig leads study

BBC News: Balancing rocks trace history of 'jumping' earthquakes - Prof. Lisa Grant Ludwig leads study
US scientists say they have solved the riddle of why a collection of balancing rocks near the San Andreas fault has never been toppled by earthquakes.

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Event Update:Public Debate on Doctor Assisted Suicide/Physician Aid-in-Dying with Erwin Chemerinsky - September 3, 2015

Event Update:Public Debate on Doctor Assisted Suicide/Physician Aid-in-Dying with Erwin Chemerinsky - September 3, 2015


NOTE: Venue Change: Crystal Cove Auditorium, Student Center, UC Irvine
The issue of physician assisted suicide, or what proponents prefer to call physician aid in dying, is back in the forefront of public policy debates in California. Although California Senate Bill 128, a legislative proposal to legalize this practice for terminally ill patients, was recently pulled from a vote in the Assembly Health Committee, there remain pending court cases on this issue in California, and proponents are prepared to introduce a statewide ballot initiative to legalize assisted suicide. Please RSVP.

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UCI Public Health's MPH Program Scores Top Ranking

UCI Public Health's MPH Program Scores Top Ranking
Graduateprograms.com has ranked UCI Public Health as one of the top 25 Master of Public Health Degree Programs for Spring 2015. Rankings were compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and March 31 2015, encompassing reviews from more than 70,000 students participating in over 1,600 graduate programs.

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