CEPH Accreditation Self-Study

On June 3-5, 2015, the UNTHSC School of Public Health (SPH) hosted ceph self studya re-accreditation site visit from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).  At the October 21-24, 2015 CEPH Board of Councilors Meeting, a decision was made to re-accredit the SPH for a seven-year term, extending accreditation to December 31, 2022.

CEPH Final Re-Accreditation Report October 2015

SPH Final Self-Study Narrative May 2015

Appendices Zip File

CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the US Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs offered in settings other than schools of public health.  The Council’s focus is the improvement of health through the assurance of professional personnel who are able to identify, prevent and solve community health problems.

Many thanks go to the SPH CEPH re-accreditation committee for their efforts throughout this process:

  • Dr. Richard Kurz, Dean of the School of Public Health
  • Dr. Christine Moranetz, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (Chair)
  • Dr. Witold Migala, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
  • Dr. Liam O’Neill, Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy
  • Dr. David Sterling, Professor and Chair of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
  • Dr. Dennis Thombs, Professor and Chair of Behavioral and Community Health
  • Ms. Elizabeth Medders, Director of Admissions
  • Ms. Catherine Sembajwe-Reeves, Assistant Director of Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Misty Smethers, Assistant Director of Academic Services
  • Ms. Libby Watson, Community Member and Immediate Past Chair of the UNTHSC Public Health and Prevention Council
  • Ms. Ginny Hickman, Community Member and Assistant Vice President, Community Health Outreach, Cook Children’s Health Care System
  • Dr. Gillian Franklin, MD, MPH, PhD Alumna
  • Dr. Joyce Hood, MPH and DrPH Alumna
  • Ms. Lindsey Eley Yates, MPH Alumna
  • Ms. Amy Board, MPH Alumna and DrPH Student
  • Mr. Opeyemi Jegede, MPH Student
  • Mr. Martin Ostensen, JD, MBA, MHA Student
  • Ms. Neha Patel, MPH Student
  • Ms. Sofie Tai, MPH Student
  • Ms. Kari Teigen, MPH Student

For any questions on the UNTHSC School of Public Health CEPH Self-Study process, or to request referenced self-study appendices, please contact Dr. Tracey Barnett, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Tracey.Barnett@unthsc.edu

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