Welcome to
UC Irvine Public Health

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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Spotlights: News Features

Now accepting applications for this year’s Grad Slam competition! - The application deadline is January 16, 2020 It is officially Grad Slam season! Grad Slam is a UC system-wide annual competition that showcases and awards the best three-minute presentation by graduate scholars, highlighting the excellence, importance and relevance of their research. Students compete first on their home campus, and then campus champions go on to a system-wide competition hosted by President Napolitano in Oakland.

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Article: UCI’s Oladele Ogunseitan joins executive team of USAID-funded global health project UC Presidential Chair Oladele “Dele” Ogunseitan has joined the executive team of the One Health Workforce – Next Generation project, which is based at UC Davis’ One Health Institute and supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The project provides multidisciplinary training for health workers to prevent public health crises – such as pandemic influenzas or the spread of incurable diseases – by recognizing the interconnection among people, animals, plants and their shared surroundings.

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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

Strategic Plan


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.

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

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.

Consortium of Universities
for Global Health

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