Welcome to the Program in Public Health

Greetings! Welcome to the Program in Public Health (PPH) at Stony Brook Medicine. PPH is among 151 programs accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health(CEPH) and the only accredited program located on Long Island. Our program attracts a competitive pool of outstanding students...Learn more.


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Public health faculty member, Dr. Carrie Shandra was recently featured on The Public Health Minute, a radio segment which airs nationally on NPR stations. This piece highlights Dr. Shandra's research on disability and productivity. Click here to listen to the segment. 


Congratulations to core faculty Dr. Sean Clouston, who is the Principal Investigator on a project funded by the NIH/NIA R01. Read More


Congratulations to MPH student, Shabana Humayon, who presented on her work with “Fit Families for Life”, on October 22, at the 2nd Annual Perspectives in Patient and Family Education conference.  The conference was held at NYU Langone Medical Center and celebrated National Health Education Week. Dr. Sharon Martino is the principle investigator for “Fit Families for Life” and is Shabana’s mentor. Thank you, Shabana, for being a terrific representation of PPH’s work in the community!

Congratulations to MPH student Dr. Sarah Rose Pestieau, who has been selected as this year's winner of the Michael A. Maffetone award in recognition of her volunteer efforts with Doctors Without Borders. Read More

Congratulations to MPH student, Ann Cuccia, for being published in  COPD.net! Ann is a full-time faculty member in the Respiratory Care  Program and we are delighted she is a part of the PPH family. Read More 

Congratulations to Dr. John Rizzo for receiving an award from the Aortic Institute at Yale School of Medicine! Over the past 20 years, Dr. Rizzo has collaborated with the institute on cardiothoracic clinical outcomes research projects. Dr. Rizzo has also advised the institute on statistical methods for conducting such research.