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UC Irvine Public Health

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.

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.

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 four emphases: Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Sociocultural Diversity and Health, and Biostatistics; 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.

Supporting Students Facing an Immigration Crisis


CEIUS

The Program in Public Health has adopted the best practices for supporting students facing an immigration crisis that have been recommended by the Committee for Equity and Inclusion for Undocumented Students (CEIUS). Several of these best practices include preventive strategies to support equity and inclusion, which are supplemented by recommendations for supporting students experiencing an immigration crisis. More information about best practices for UCI faculty, staff, and teaching assistants can be found below.

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Spotlights: News Features

Event Information: Webinar on U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities Tuesday, August 8, 2017 11:00 am Register Now This webinar will provide an overview of the R01 and R21 funding opportunity announcements (FOA), U.S. Tobacco Control Policies to Reduce Health Disparities PAR-17-217 (R01) and PAR-17-218 (R21).

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Article: Mercury Safety Reform in the 21st Century: Advancing the New Framework for Toxic Substances Control - by Oladele A. Ogunseitan The articles that follow are the latest in Environment Magazine's series looking back at seminal articles in the magazine's history that helped define a field of study or offered alternative explorations of new ideas. In this installment, we focus on the latest news in the hazards of the mercury toxin, juxtaposed with Environment's groundbreaking article on mercury published in 1969...

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UCI Public Health Chair Oladele Ogunseitan - Appointted to the UC Center Sacramento (UCCS) Advisory Board The University Committee on Committees (UCOC), has appointed UCI Public Health Chair Oladele Ogunseitan to the UC Center Sacramento (UCCS) Advisory Board. Prof. Ogunseitan will serve from Fall 2017 - Summer 2020.

UCCS offers an integrated program to provide training in public policy issues critical to the future of the state and to the University’s land-grant mandate to assist state government. As a systemwide program available to students and faculty across the UC system, UCCS has offered:

  • instruction in public policy and public-affairs journalism to undergraduate students;
  • opportunities for graduate and professional-school students;
  • internships in the California Legislature and executive branch;
  • internships with agencies, boards, commissions and organizations that make or seek to support sound public policy;
  • internships with media organizations that cover state government;
  • a place for UC faculty to teach, to do research, and to share their work with the Sacramento policy community and with policymakers.
More information on UCCS can be found at: http://uccs.ucdavis.edu/.

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UCI receives $200 million gift to name College of Health Sciences and launch major integrative health initiative UCI today announced the largest gift in its history: $200 million from Susan and Henry Samueli, longtime campus supporters, to name a first-of-its-kind College of Health Sciences focused on interdisciplinary integrative health. The far-reaching donation – the seventh-largest to a single public university – positions UCI as a bold, new leader in population health, patient care, education and research.

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Newsletter: Dr. Ogunseitan participates in a Department of Toxic Substances Control’s Community Protection Advisory Committee The Community Protection and Hazardous Waste Reduction Initiative Project Update: The Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) Community Protection and Hazardous Waste Reduction Initiative (Haz-Waste Reduction Initiative) is a project designed to evaluate methods that have the potential to significantly reduce the generation and disposal of hazardous wastes (HW) that are managed in communities disproportionately burdened by multiple sources of pollution.

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OC Health Indicators:
Data courtesy of Orange County's Healthier Together initiative

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.




Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health

A Partner Organization of OC PICH:

Orange County Partnerships to Improve Community Health (OC PICH) is a collaborative project with non-profits, cities, the local health agency, and educational institutions in Orange County, CA. Our project focuses on increasing the community's access to healthy foods, physical activity, active transportation, and water consumption.

2016 Top 10 Ranked MPH Program

2015 Top Ranked MPH Program

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