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SPH reaccredited by Council on Education for Public Health

Posted Date: November 12, 2015

The UNTHSC School of Public Health has received reaccreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). CEPH assures quality in public health education and training, and accreditation helps demonstrate that a school is committed to leading and fostering innovation and continuous quality improvement in its education programs. CEPH is an independent agency recognized… Read more »

SPH names Associate Dean for Research, announces other promotions

Posted Date: September 18, 2015

Sharon Homan, MS, PhD, has been named as Associate Dean for Research for the UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health (SPH). She had previously served as Biostatistics and Epidemiology Chair for the school. Serving as Interim Chair of Biostatistics and Epidemiology is Associate Professor Sumihiro (Sumi) Suzuki, PhD. Dr. Homan has a substantial… Read more »

SPH student wins Gunnin Scholarship

Posted Date: August 14, 2015

UNT Health Science Center student Udoka Obinwa has been awarded the Dr. Gerry C. Gunnin Public Health Memorial Scholarship from Texas Health Resources. Obinwa is a Master of Public Health (MPH) student in the UNTHSC School of Public Health’s Biostatistics and Epidemiology Department. Prior to enrolling with UNTHSC, Obinwa studied parasitology, entomology and medical laboratory… Read more »

SPH names new MPH/DrPH Advisory Council

Posted Date: August 5, 2015

A new Advisory Council will begin working with the UNTHSC School of Public Health this fall, to help shape the structure and direction of the school’s Master of Public Health and Doctor of Public Health programs. The Council is comprised of alumni and other professionals who are leaders in public health, health care, business and… Read more »

SPH students win scholarships

Posted Date: June 19, 2015

Three Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences MPH students in the UNTHSC School of Public Health have recently received national scholarship awards. Kikelomo  (Kike) Akintunde and Emanehi (Ema) Iyioriobhe were invited to attend the recent American Industrial Hygiene Association’s AIHce2015 Conference in Salt Lake City, where Kike received a $4,000 scholarship from the American Industrial Hygiene… Read more »

Bringing community to the classroom

Posted Date: June 19, 2015

School of Public Health (SPH) adjunct instructor Melissa Oden has found a unique way to bring real-world perspectives to her students’ work in the Maternal and Child Health MPH degree program. As students wrapped up the spring semester in Dr. Oden’s Human Sexuality and Health class in May, they shared their final presentations with community… Read more »

Building partnerships for children’s health

Posted Date: June 16, 2015

The UNT Health Science Center School of Public Health and Texas Prevention Institute took their third “Research Schmooze” out to the community when they recently partnered with the Cook Children’s Center for Children’s Health for a networking event at Pappasito’s Mexican restaurant. The purpose was to network on topics impacting early childhood development, mental health,… Read more »

MHA Student Internship Experience

Posted Date: May 29, 2015

Eight Master of Health Administration (MHA) students shared their summer internship experiences with faculty, staff and fellow students at a recent debriefing at the UNTHSC School of Public Health.

New program targets children’s asthma

Posted Date: May 26, 2015

With grant funding from pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Boehringer Ingleheim, the SPH, UNTHSC’s Office of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) and the Ft Worth Independent School

Milam-Moore is Admin Awards Rookie of the Year!

Posted Date: May 13, 2015

Congratulations to Erin Milam-Moore, Senior Administrative Associate in the School of Public Health, for earning Rookie of the Year honors in the 2015 Fort Worth Admin Awards, sponsored by Core24.