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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 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

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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Article: Power Failure: The Battered Legacy of Leaded Batteries, by Oladele A. Ogunseitan for Environmental Science & Technology The history of automobiles is inextricable from the story of one of the most pervasive toxic chemical exposures in modern human history. Globally, billions of people1 were poisoned by lead (Pb) between 1921, when General Motors Corporation introduced tetraethyl lead as an antiknock agent in gasoline-powered cars, until 2015, when leaded gasoline was scheduled to be phased out in Algeria, the last country still using leaded gasoline.

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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.

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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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