Welcome to
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 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.

Spotlights: News Features

UCI Transfers SIR Deadline – June 1 Transfer Public Health Registration Dates:
1. Wednesday, June 22 @ 10:00 am; AIRB 1020
2. Friday, June 24 @ 10:00 am; AIRB 1020
3. Tuesday, June 28 @ 10:00 am; AIRB 1020
4. Thursday, June 30 @ 10:00 am; AIRB 1020


Make-up Registration will be:
· July 1st during Transfer Success
· July 6th during Transfer Success

Read More »

UCI Public Health Ph.D. student Melissa Matlock selected 2016 fellow of the campus-wide Data Science Initiative (DSI). UCI Public Health Ph.D. student Melissa Matlock selected 2016 fellow of the campus-wide Data Science Initiative (DSI). Through a competitive application process, DSI selects and supports UCI PhD students involved in new interdisciplinary research projects that have a strong data science/data analysis component. With this fellowship, Melissa will continue her dissertation research project on risk factors that influence the distribution of Valley Fever in vulnerable populations.

Read More »

Where are they Now: UC Irvine - Program in Public Health Alumni Networking Mixer UC Irvine - Program in Public Health Alumni Networking Mixer; Date/Time: Thursday, October 13th, 6pm - 8pm; Location/Directions: Center Club - Orange County. Please click here for directions; RSVP: Please send RSVP to Rebecca Rych, Associate Director of Development at - rrych@uci.edu.

Read More »

Article: LAUDS & LAURELS - THE BEST OF THE BEST - Public Health Students Among 2016 UCI Alumni Association Scholars Article: LAUDS & LAURELS - THE BEST OF THE BEST - HOW A NEW GENERATION IS TAKING THE WORLD BY STORM WITH SUPPORT OF UC IRVINE ALUMNI

Public Health Students Melissa Ly, Amanda Woodworth, Michelle Tan and Nikole Warren among 2016 UCI Alumni Association Scholars

Read More »

MPHOnline.org: UC Irvine Bachelors Degrees in Public Health Ranked #2 Nationally MPHOnline.org ranks UC Irvine Bachelors Degrees in Public Health #2 Nationally - When it comes to choosing the best value program for your undergraduate education, it’s not all about the money. While cost may pay a significant role in deciding among programs, higher tuition does not necessarily translate into a better program, and vice versa. MPHOnline.org has profiled and ranked accredited bachelor’s degrees in public health according to net price (based on in-state residency), student to faculty ratio, diversity, national rank, and graduation rate.

Read More »

UCI Public Health Ph.D. student Kathleen Carlos selected 2016 Summer Research Program Fellow of the UC Irvine CBS UCI Public Health Ph.D. student Kathleen Carlos selected 2016 Summer Research Program Fellow of the UC Irvine Complex Biological Systems (CBS) in partnership with the Human Biology Program, University of Tsukuba, Japan (http://hbp.tsukuba.ac.jp/en/). Through a competitive process, CBS selects and supports UCI students involved in biomedical, environmental, and public health research projects to join an international group of experts and trainees in Japan. With this fellowship, Kathleen will continue her dissertation research project on environmental exposure to lithium as a risk factor for mental health conditions in vulnerable populations.

Read More »


Give to UCI Public Health:

Our mission 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. We value your awareness and support. Your gift is appreciated and helps us achieve our mission. Learn More LEARN MORE DONATE NOW


Feature:
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

Copyright © 2016 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.