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 CEPH Accreditation

SPH Accepted as a Candidate School for CEPH Accreditation
Dean Lisa Klesges is pleased to announce that our School of Public Health has been accepted into candidacy by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) to begin our accreditation process. The School of Public Health is now an associate member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).

mbgaward The University of Memphis was recognized by the Memphis Business Group on Health for its exemplary commitment to health.  The School of Public Health is proud to be part of the steering committee for Memphis Healthy U, which provides campus-wide environmental support for students, faculty, staff and visitors to "move more, eat healthier, and be tobacco-free."
batalden 2014 School of Public Health Awards Luncheon
The University of Memphis School of Public Health welcomed Dr. Paul Batalden, a prominent expert on healthcare improvement, as the keynote speaker for this year's awards luncheon.  The School  recognized four individuals with the Public Health Champion Award:  Bill Tuttle, vice president, Planning Memphis Metro Market, for Baptist Memorial Health Care; Ed Rafalski, senior vice president, Strategic Planning and Marketing, for Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare; Doug McGowen, director of the Memphis Innovation Delivery Team; and Memphis Mayor A C Wharton.  The event was held on Wednesday, April 2, in the University Center River Room, with close to 120 attendees from the community.  Click here to see Dr. Batalden's keynote address.

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The School of Public Health will once again host The Public Health Summer Institute.  Workshop offerings this year include a 3-day SAS/Data Management workshop, half-day sessions on Food Safety Basics and Population Health Management and a 1-day workshop on Evidence-Based Public Health Practice. For more information and to register, please click here. 

Modern Healthcare Ranks U of M's MHA Program Among Top for Physician-Executives.

M. Paige Powell, PhD in Health Systems Policy and Management, discusses the ACA Healthcare deadline on WHBQ. 


Upcoming Events

May 2

2014 West Tennessee Grand Division TPHA Meeting
Click here for registration information. 

May 3

Healthcare Interpreter Course Begins
Click here for details.

August 11

Evidence-Based Public Health Practice
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August 12 

Food Safety Basics for Environmentalists
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August 12 

Population Health Management
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August 13-Friday
August 15

SAS/Data Management Workshop
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MHA Program

MPH Program

PhD in Epidemiology

PhD in Health Systems and Policy

PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Healthcare Interpreter Program

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