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Academic Program Review - 2019Download Academic Program Review - 2019 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.

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4th Annual Public Health Summit at UCI About this Event

Passionate about public health? Still trying to figure out your passion? Just want to learn some great new things and network? At this student-led conference, you'll hear from different professors, professionals, alumni about their experiences and expertise on diverse topics, issues, careers, and advances in public health research and practice!

Motivated by our goal to empower public health students in their academic and career pursuits, the Undergraduate Public Health Association is hosting an 4th Annual Public Health Summit at UCI. Open to students across all majors on campus, our goal is for Summit attendees to explore different disciplines in public health such as epidemiology, environmental health, health policy, and global health.

Students who attend Summit are able to immerse themselves in workshops, academia professors panel, and alumni panel that discuss key public health issues and advancements and have the chance to network with a variety of career professionals.

Some of our workshops' topics:
- Medical School and Research
- Non-linear Career Paths in Public Health
- Community Health
- Refugee Health
- Working with a non-profit organization
- and much more!

Follow us on social media and see our flyer for a list of guest speakers! Facebook: Public Health Association at UCI Instagram: phauci

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Get to know Dean Bernadette Boden-Albala in this short video where she shares her vision for our future School of Population and Public Health. We look forward to getting to know each and every one of you better as we embark on this journey together.

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Advanced Health Policy Elective: Join The UC-Irvine School Of Medicine to Learn More About Health Policy -- April 13-24, 2020 This lecture series includes a broad-ranging curriculum covering not only the basics of health policy but also a series of very special lecturers on specific vulnerable populations. Students from all fields of training will be able to learn more about the full context of the socioeconomic and political landscapes that guide health care delivery. Students who consistently attend can request recognition for their resumes that they sought further education on these topics.

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Strategic Plan

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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.

One of the Best (Top 10) MPH Programs for International Students

Best Graduate School for Health Ranked in 10 programs and 1 specialty

Accredited by the Council
on Education for Public Health

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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.

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