The University of Memphis School of Public Health Mission is to improve population health, promote health equity, and produce the next generation
of public health leaders, through innovation and excellence in interdisciplinary education,
research, service and community engagement.
The University of Memphis School of Public Health Vision is to be recognized as one of the nation's premier metropolitan schools of public
health, and a leader in education, research and practice.
SPH Accepted as a Candidate School for CEPH Accreditation
Dean Lisa Klesges is pleased to announce that our School of Public Health has been
accepted into candidacy by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) to begin
our accreditation process. The School of Public Health is now an associate member
of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH).
Public Comment Invited
As part of the accreditation process, CEPH will be accepting public comment regarding
the candidacy of the University of Memphis School of Public Health for initial accreditation.
CEPH will be accepting public comments until November 1, 2014. Comments should be
addressed to Ms. Brittney Lilly, and either emailed to email@example.com or posted to CEPH, 1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220, Silver Spring, MD 20910, Attention:
Brittney Lilly, MPH, Accreditation Specialist.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation makes gift to FitKids
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Health Foundation presented a check for $825,000
to Memphis FitKids. It is the second award in a three-year grant to fund a demonstration
project of FitKids in the Memphis community. Developed with the support of the FedEx
Institute of Technology, FitKids is addressing the epidemic of childhood obesity in
the Mid-South. The web-based tool was created by Drs. Ken Ward and Lisa Klesges from
the School of Public Health and Dr. Ramin Homayouni, director of the Center for Translational
Informatics. Click here to read the press release.
Dr. Lindon J. Robison will present a guest lecture at the School of Public Health
on Friday, October 3, 2014. Dr. Robison, a world-renowned expert in the economics
of social capital.
Dean Lisa Klesges Welcomes New Students at the Fall 2014 New SPH Student Orientation.
Modern Healthcare Ranks U of M's MHA Program Among Top for Physician-Executives.
New Health Care Interpreter Class Begins November 8th. Register Now!
and Important Dates
PhD in Epidemiology
PhD in Health Systems and Policy
PhD in Social and Behavioral Sciences
Health Care Interpreter Program
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