Organizations

PUBLIC HEALTH STUDENT ASSOCIATION (PHSA)

MISSION OF THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH: 
To advance public health knowledge through research, service,and education of professionals who are dedicated to disease prevention, health promotion, and the achievement of efficiency, effectiveness, and equity in the delivery of health services while minimizing health disparities among populations. 

OUR PURPOSE: 
To provide members with resources and experiences that will enhance professional development. To promote public health research opportunities through interdisciplinary collaboration. To enhance a prosperous graduate school experience for its members. To encourage communication and fellowship among alumni, SPH students, faculty, staff, and other organizations.

Executive Board

Ugochukwu Uzoeghelu - President
Tanjina Shabu - Vice President
Laporcha Carter - Treasurer
Dawn Nguyen - Secretary
Jennifer Nwanerie- MPH Rpersentative 
Alexis D. Hunter- MHA Repersentative
Matthew Rossheim- PhD Repersentative
Devynn Taylor- DrPh Repersentative

Departmental Representatives
Janhavi Mallaiah -BACH Repersentative 

Sruthi Anne- BIOS Repersentative
Heidi Perry- EOHS Repersentative
Krupa Desai- EPID Repersenative
Lola Awodola- HMAP Repersentative


PUBLIC HEALTH COMMUNITY SERVICE ORGANIZATION (PHCSO)

Started by group of motivated PHSA students, PHCSO strives to make community service meaningful and accessible to public health students and all of UNT HSC.

Join us in making a difference! 

Meet the Officers

Jennifer Schneipp-President
Whitney Dyer- Vice President
Margi Bhavsar- Secretary
Nuri Mahmood - Treasurer
Devynn Taylor- DrPh Representative


SOCIETY OF BLACK HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (SBPHP)

"Staying Unlimited in the Movement"

OUR MISSION:
We are a student organization that seeks to enrich the educational experience of black public health students by engendering an environment where academic and professional excellence can coincide with minority interests. SBPHP serves as a liaison between black public health students and community leaders, in an effort to foster a sense of community, encouraging leadership while cultivating a sense of purpose within the field of public health.

OUR MOTTO:
SBPHP believes that by “staying unlimited in the [public health] movement” we will be able to positively impact the lives of students as well as the surrounding community and its members by focusing on three central themes:

  • Community Engagement
  • Professional/Educational Development
  • Mentorship

Current Officers

*ACADEMYHEALTH

MISSION:

The University of North Texas HSC AcademyHealth student chapter seeks to:

Support the development of health services research by:

  • Expanding and improving the scientific basis of the field;
  • Increasing the capabilities and skills of researchers; and 
  • Promoting the development of the necessary financial, human, infrastructure, and data resources.

Facilitate the use of the best available research and information by:

  • Translating research findings and the lessons of experience into useful information for clinical, management, and policy decisions; and
  • Enhancing communication and interaction between health services researchers and health policymakers.


Assist health policy and practice leaders in addressing major health challenges by:

  • Providing high quality policy and technical assistance;
  • Offering educational programs that advance the use of policy analysis and research; and
  • Identifying areas where additional research and information are needed. 

PURPOSE:
As the preeminent professional society for health services researchers and health policy analysts, the University of North Texas HSC AcademyHealth collaborates with the health services research community and other key stakeholders to support the development of health services research, facilitate the use of the best available research and information, and assist health policy and practice leaders in addressing major health challenges.

Executive Board

Harsh M. Shah-President
Leena Patel- Vice President
Christopher Titino- Treasurer/Secretary

*pending approval by The Office of Student Development.
This page last updated 08th Aug 2013