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UTC MPH Newsletter Fall 2019


The Journey Begins for the Second MPH Cohort

On August 15, 2019, the UTC Public Health program welcomed our 2nd outstanding cohort to campus. The class of 2021 consists of 13 individuals (eight women, five men) from a


‘Closing the Gap’ at the Annual Minority Health Fair (MHF)

As part of the orientation process, our newest cohort of students participated in the 18th Annual Minority Health Fair (MHF) before even attending a day of class on campus! Over


New Public Health Program Faculty Member

The Public Health program welcomes Dr. Amir Alakaam to the team! Dr. Alakaam has a Ph.D. in Nutrition and Food Systems, an M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics, and is also


MPH Faculty Moving the Needle Forward Locally & Internationally

Dr. Dawn Ford and her team of second year MPH students, including Jaleesa Brumfield, Rosa Cantu, Zach North, and Kavina Patel, have been working diligently to raise awareness and test


UTC Representing at TPHA Annual Meeting

Fourteen UTC MPH students, staff and faculty and staff drove to Franklin, Tennessee to participate in the Tennessee Public Health Association (TPHA) Annual Conference on September 12, 2019. TPHA brings


Community Partners offer MPH Students a variety of Experiences

UTC MPH students are required to complete two 30-hour ‘public health exposures (PHEs) as a part of their program of study. Through these experiences, our students observe and participate in


MPH Students Accepted to the TN AHEC Scholars Program

Congratulations to our MPH first year students who were recently selected as Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Scholars – George Carpenter, Ryan Ledford, Rose Loesser, and Taylor Moore. The Tennessee


Future Events

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting – November 2 – 6, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA). The UTC Public Health program is proud to announce that MPH second year students Mckenzie

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