The staff of the Office of Admission & Academic Services, located in suite 716 of the Carl E. Everett Education & Administration Building (EAD), is here to serve you. Please direct your questions to the appropriate staff member:
Matt Nolan Adrignola, Ed.D., M.B.A.
Associate Dean of Administration & Student Services
Assistant Professor of Public Health Education
Senior Administrative Associate
General information and requests about admissions, application status, and student services. Inquiry and submission of academic forms such as change of advisor/major professor, and change of concentration.
Coordinator of Recruitment & Outreach
Coordinates recruitment and outreach events; such as, graduate/professional fairs, university/college/organizational presentations, Preview Day events, campus visits, SOPHAS virtual fairs, and social media. Provides counseling to prospective students regarding admission/application procedures and academic programs. Plans new student academic advising and enrollment sessions.
Director of Admissions
Oversees admissions process, student recruitment, Campus visits and Preview Day Events, pre-admission counseling, guidance related to incoming student degree requirements and academic deadlines/policies, initial course registration assistance, and course transfer assistance.
Chelsea Derry, M.Ed.
Coordinator of Academic Services
Coordinates the Public Health Practice Experience, Tuesday Interludes, and iWebfolio. Assists with professional development activities, such as Research Appreciation Day, Public Health Week and Pre-commencement. Also assists with enrollment management and academic policies and procedures.
Misty Smethers, Ed.D., M.A.E.
Assistant Director of Student & Academic Services
Oversees the enrollment management process, current student guidance/counseling, scholarships, academic policies and procedures, course scheduling and catalog, guidance related to degree requirements, course registration, and degree completion information. Professional development activities such as Research Appreciation Day (RAD), Public Health Week, pre-commencement ceremony and serves as liaison to the public health student organizations. Publication of weekly SPH FYI newsletter, and Tuesday Interlude.
Office of Admission & Academic Services
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, EAD-716
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2699