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All gifts to the UCI Program in Public Health, no matter their size, help the Program maintain and strengthen its reputation for excellence in education and research in health policy, global health, community health and our mission to service the community.

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Research and Education Building

Defined as the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through evidence-based choices by individuals and populations, Public Health requires the expertise of a varied and vast set of disciplines. UC Irvine Public Health focuses on discoveries and innovation by bringing together relevant expertise, constructing strategic intellectual bridges through our four pillars: research, reform, reflect, reveal. Research and Education BuildingTo support our faculty members, students, and community partners in their work, our development priority is to construct a Public Health multiplex. A dedicated Public Health building will increase the depth and frequency of interactions among our stakeholders, and help to translate our research into valuable tools, strategies and policies.

Student Scholarships

Student ScholarshipsUC Irvine scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate high levels of academic achievement. Scholarships may also be design with respect to financial need or other specific criteria such as city of residence, academic major, or special skills. Academic accomplishments, leadership and work experience, campus and community activities, as well as financial need, may also be considered. Your scholarship gift will help reward, encourage, and assist Public Health students in pursuing academic excellence and leadership.

Endowments to Support Faculty and Students

Endowments to Support Faculty and StudentsYour endowed gift to establish a named fellowship, internship or professorship will help us to recruit, retain and support high-level Public Health students and faculty. Gifts to this fund will help UCI Public Health build on our legacy of excellence in research.

Global Health Research, Education and Training (GHREAT)

GHREAT UC Irvine GHREAT is committed to promoting global health awareness by developing a comprehensive global health research, education, and training program. The demand from students and faculty members to conduct GHREAT related research continues to grow rapidly. Your financial gift will help us continue global health research here and abroad.

UCI Program in Public Health Greatest Needs

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Research And Education Building
Research And Education Building
Annual Undergraduate Scholarships/Graduate Programs
Public Health Honors Research
Public Health Policy Fellows
Public Health Science Fellows
Public Health Graduate Scholars
Faculty Endowmens
Founding Directors Chair
Endowed Professorships
Global Health Initiative
Green Materials Iniative
Nutrition Sciences Initiative
Endowed Research Initiatives
Public Health Graduate Scholars
Instructional Facility Endowments
Graduate Laboratory
Undergraduate Laboratory
General Program Support
Research Natural Disasters
Distinguised Lecture Series/Endowment Seminar Series
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Feature Story

December 11, 2015

Feature Story Public Health faculty member and project scientist, Dr. Mojgan Sami, is on her way to Paris as a member of an official civil society delegation. She was invited by the International Environment Forum, to advocate for enhanced accountability, equity and justice in climate change policy at COP21 (November 30 - December 11, 2015). The UCI Sustainability Initiative, in the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Program in Public Health generously provided funding for Dr. Sami's participation in COP21. She has also been invited to post-Paris meetings on the role of ethics in climate change policy throughout Europe.


Dr. Sami is a lecturer in Public Health and currently a member of an evaluation team working on a CDC funded grant in Orange County called "The Orange County Partnerships to Improve Community Health" (OC PICH) which aims to reduce chronic disease in underserved communities through promotion of active transportation and in physical activity. She is also working with colleagues on an interdisciplinary team studying the health impacts of the current Indonesian forest fires. Dr. Sami came to UCI after a career in global health and development, having had appointments at the World Bank and the World Health Organization.

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