Program Launch: Caffeine with the Dean

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 @ 9:00AM-10:00AM

Event Details:

All Dornsife students are invited to drop by for an open hour of breakfast treats, coffee (and tea), and friendly chat with the Dean of the Dornsife School of Public Health.


Wednesday, November 20 @ 9:00AM-10:00AM


Nesbitt Hall, room 240 (3215 Market St.)


No appointments, no agendas, no registration necessary. Just some time for sharing your graduate experiences with the Dean.

Program Launch: Coffee & Convos

Monday, November 18, 2019 @ 11:00AM-12:00PM

Chat with…

Kathryn McNamara, MPH
Environmental Health Officer
United States Public Health Service

Event Details:


Coffee & Convos offers students and public health professionals an opportunity to connect and network. Professionals will share information about their organization and experiences to help students explore work environments, industries, and public health career paths over coffee. 

This event’s guest, Kathryn McNamara, is a 2016 graduate of Dornsife, earning a MPH in Environmental and Occupational Health. Kathryn now works as an Environmental Health Officer with the United States Public Health Service at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.


Monday, November 18 @ 11:00AM-12:00PM


Nesbitt Hall, room 240 (3215 Market St.)


Please register for this event here.

For more information about Coffee & Convos events, click here.

PDS #5: Career Exploration in Public Health — 11/12/2019

Sign up for Workshop #5 of the 2019-2020 Professional Development Series: Career Exploration in Public Health!

Hosted by The Office of Student Affairs and Office of Public Health Practice
Presented by a panel of faculty, staff and students

To learn more, and for a list of the names and titles of our panelists, click here!

Ready to register? Sign up here!

For general information and an overview of the entire professional development series, click here.

SGO Executive Board Elections

Attention 1st year MPH students: please vote for your new SGO Board!

All first year MPH students should have received an email containing a link with the ballot for the Student Government Organization Executive Board Election for the 2020 calendar year. First year MPH students are asked to cast their votes using that ballot link by the end of the day on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Join us for the National Student Assembly & PDS #4 on Saturday, 11/2!

The National Student Assembly runs from 9:00AM-6:00PM on Saturday, November 2, 2019 with several events and workshops throughout the day. Online sales have ended, but students can still purchase tickets at the door ($30– cash only) for the National Student Assembly. This Professional Development Series event is part of the agenda and will run from 3:00PM-4:30PM.

More information about National Student Assembly can be found here.

More information about this specific workshop can be found here.

Register Today for the Student & Alumni Panel & Reception on 11/6/2019!

“NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER FROM BENCH TO BEDSIDE: ALUMNI PANEL AND RECEPTION” will discuss the hot topic of translational medicine & will kickoff the brand-new Alumni in Health Services affinity group.

Join us for this panel discussion featuring alumni experts working in the rapidly-growing field of translational medicine. Hear how they are using this multidisciplinary, highly-collaborative “bench-to-bedside” approach to advance scientific innovation and lead to better patient health outcomes.

Event Details:

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • 6:00PM-8:00PM
  • Nesbitt Hall, fl 1 (3215 Market St.)
  • FREE for students, $10 for non-students
  • Must register here

This is a great opportunity for those involved in AMP to attend with mentors/ mentees! Several prominent alumni will be leading the panel discussion, including:

  • Ira M. Taffer, BS ’79, PhD ’83, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the College of Arts and Sciences (moderator)
  • Jill DeHaven, MS ’10, Senior Scientist of Network Technology and Scientific Liaison at Merck
  • Chloe Hannan, MS ’19, Clinical Research Coordinator at PolicyLab and the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
  • Karimah S. Lynum, MBA ’18, Associate Director, Clinical Project Scientist in Neuroscience at Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC, a pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson
  • Linda M. Celia, DNP ’16, RN, BC, Assistant Clinical Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions

Full details of the event, speaker bios, and a list of registrants can be found here!

Contact Lauren Karch with questions.