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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.

SPH & TPI Service Awards

Posted Date: May 12, 2015

Congratulations to the School of Public Health (SPH) and Texas Prevention Institute (TPI) faculty and staff who were recently recognized by UNT Health Science Center for their tenure and commitment to

Alumni Congratulations

Posted Date: April 23, 2015

Congratulations go to two School of Public Health PhD graduates (December ’14) from the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, who have accepted very exciting professional positions. Matt Rossheim is headed to George Mason University, just outside Washington, D.C., to join the faculty as Assistant Professor in the Department of Global and Community Health. During… Read more »