Health Studies

Studying Global Public Health Amidst a Global Pandemic

A student reflects on her experience over the last few semesters majoring in Global Public Health during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Students with a Global Public Helath major combined with Nursing being taught by a professor how to use a stethoscope on a medical mannequin
13 Ways to Be a Global Public Health Major

At NYU, Global Public Health majors take the lessons of 2020 to heart, immersing themselves in the study of health across academic disciplines and national boundaries.

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The Neuroscience of Exercise

Learn how NYU professor Wendy Suzuki taps into the neuroscience of exercise in her lab, in the classroom, and in her life.

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The Premed Track: NYU Edition

NYU offers preprofessional tracks to equip students with the guidance and coursework needed to accomplish their professional goals.

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NYU’s GPH/CSD Major Promotes Better Communication and a Healthier World

Future linguists, doctors, educators, and performers all find their place in NYU Steinhardt’s new Global Public Health (GPH)/Communicative Sciences and Disorders (CSD) major, where they learn to make an impact by studying global health issues and speech and voice disorders.

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Prehealth at NYU: It’s Not a Major—It’s a Path

You can stay on track for a career in health and get ready to apply to medical school while still holding onto your academic flexibility.

The NYU Monthly Roundup: September 2019

From research and outreach to exhibits and awards, there's always something amazing happening in the NYU community.

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Health Equity at NYU

At NYU, we believe that health care is a basic human right. We are preparing students to become outspoken advocates for health equity through education, research, policy work, and outreach.

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A Farm Grows in NoHo

Watch NYU Gallatin student Reena Sheth's unique experience studying urban farming in New York City.

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CardiaCare Helps the Beat Go On

Nearly half of all adults in the United States are at risk for heart problems. NYU students are doing something about it.