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School of Public Health
Mission and Vision  

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).


New SPH 
Fellowships

The University of Memphis School of Public Health Receives $575,000 Gift to Create 25 New MPH Graduate Fellowships

Click here to read the full announcement.

 

sophas

 

New Application Process for MPH and PhD Programs to Start August 18

All applicants seeking admission in Spring 2015 to the University of Memphis School of Public Health MPH program or one of the three PhD programs will need to apply through the centralized on-line Schools of Public Health Application Servce (SOPHAS) starting August 18.  Click here for a link to the SOPHAS website; details about the new application process will be available in early August.

Dr Ward

2014 Tennessee Men's Health Report Card Kickoff

The kickoff of the Tennessee Men's Health Report Card will take place on Friday, June 13th at the University of Memphis, in Room 304 of the University Center.  Preceded by a light lunch at 12:30 pm, the presentation of the report findings will begin at 1:00 pm, and will be followed by round table discussions of local priorities and strategies for improving men's health in our community.  Space is limited. Please contact Clare Sullivan at clare.sullivan@vanderbilt.edu to register.  Dr. Kenneth Ward, professor and director of the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Public Health, served as a member of the Scientific Advisory Panel that developed the report.   For more information on the Tennessee Men's Health Report Card, please click here.

Dr. Klesges

Dean Lisa Klesges installed as President of the Society of Behavioral Medicine

Dr. Lisa M. Klesges, Dean of the School of Public Health, is the new president of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM), a multidisciplinary organization of clinician educators and scientists dedicated to promoting the study of interactions of behavior with biology and the environment, and the application of that knowledge to improve the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities.  Dr. Klesges is a Fellow of SBM and has served on its Membership Council, nominating and program committees, and chaired the Translational Research to Practice Track.

News Archives

          News          

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

and Important Dates

 Monday
August 11

Evidence-Based Public Health Practice
Click here for details and registration. 

Tuesday
August 12 

Food Safety Basics for Environmentalists
Click here for details and registration. 

Tuesday
August 12 

Population Health Management
Click here for details and registration. 

 Wednesday
August 13-Friday
August 15

SAS/Data Management Workshop
Click here for details and registration. 

 Monday
August 18
10 am- 1pm

Graduate School Orientation for new students
(University Center) 

 Wednesday
August 20
12 - 1pm

International Student Orientation
(University Center) 

 Wednesday
August 20
1:30-4:30 pm

School of Public Health Orientation for new students
(117 Robison Hall) 

 Wednesday
August 20
4:30-6:30 pm

School of Public Health Student Social
for all SPH students and alumni
(117 Robison Hall)
 

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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