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The University of Memphis School of Public Health Mission  is to improve population health, promote health equity, and produce the next generation of public health leaders, through innovation and excellence in interdisciplinary education, research, service and community engagement.

The University of Memphis School of Public Health Vision is to be recognized as one of the nation's premier metropolitan schools of public health, and a leader in education, research and practice.

 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).

 BCBS Check Presentation

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation makes gift to FitKids 

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation presented a check for $825,000 to Memphis FitKids.  It is the second award in a three-year grant to fund a demonstration project of FitKids in the Memphis community.  Developed with the support of the FedEx Institute of Technology, FitKids is addressing the epidemic of childhood obesity in the Mid-South.  The web-based tool was created by Drs. Ken Ward and Lisa Klesges from the School of Public Health and Dr. Ramin Homayouni, director of the Center for Translational Informatics.


New SPH 
Fellowships

The University of Memphis Receives a $575,00 Gift to Create New MPH Fellowships

Click here to read the full announcement.

asos mahmood syria

MPH Student Addresses Health Issues in Syrian Refugee Camp

Asos Mahmood, an MPH student, conducted his practicum in the Arbat Camp in Iraq this summer with the World Health Organization's Regional Office of the Eastern Mediterranean.  He worked to identify potential innovative approaches to improve health systems in refugee camps.

News Archives

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Dean Lisa Klesges Welcomes New Students at the Fall 2014 New SPH Student Orientation.

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

and Important Dates

Saturday
September 13
6:00 pm 

Public Health Student Association Social
Dinner and Bowling
click here for details 

 Monday
September 13
12-1 pm

Memphis Healthy U Kickoff
Alumni Mall
click here for details about Memphis Health U 

 Tuesday
October 7

Tiger Blue Goes Green
Alumni Mall 

Quick Links

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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