Dornsife Acronyms

Learn the lingo of Dornsife with this list of frequently used acronyms:

AEFIS – Assessment, Evaluation, Feedback & Intervention System, used for faculty evaluations

APE – Applied Practical Experience

APHA – American Public Health Association

APT – Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure Committee

ASPPH – Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

BBL or Blackboard – BlackBoard Learn

BIO – Biostatistics

BSC – Biostatistics Service Center

CBH (formerly AACORN) – Council on Black Health

CEPH – Council on Education for Public Health

CHFC – Center for Hunger Free Communities

CHP – Community Health and Prevention

CITI – Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative

CLASS – Center for Learning and Academic Success Services

COB – Close of business

COEUS – Internal grant submission system

Collab – Collaboratory, room 140

CPHRC – Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication

DAC – Dean’s Advisory Committee

DEC – Dean’s Executive Committee

DSPH – Dornsife School of Public Health

ECC – Educational Curriculum Committee

ECF – Executive Committee of Faculty

EMPH – Executive Master’s of Public Health program

EMSS – Enrollment Management and Student Success

EOH – Environmental and Occupational Health

EPI – Epidemiology

FIRST – Center for Firefighter Injury Research and Safety Trends

FIRST – Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation Initiative

FOAPL – Fund Organization Account Program Location (cost center)

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HMP – Health Management and Policy

HR – Human Resources

HRIS – Human Resources Information Systems

HRP – Human Research Protection

IDEA – Injury Data Evaluation & Analysis

IDEA – Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Anti-Racism

ILE – Integrated Learning Experience

IRB – Institutional Review Board

InfoReady – faculty portal

ISSS – International Student and Scholar Services

MCH – Maternal and Child Health

MPH – Master’s of Public Health programs

OED – Office of Equality and Diversity

ODR – Office of Disability Resources, now under OED

OGC – Office of General Council

PHAN – Public Health Alumni Network 

PHI – Protected Health Information

PHMC – Public Health Management Corporation

RAAC – Research Administration Advisory Committee

RAS – Research Accounting Services

SCC – Staff Coordinating Committee

SCDC or Steinbright – Steinbright Career Development Center

SCDI – Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion

SEPTA – SouthEastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority

SGO – Student Government Organization

SOPHAS – Schools of Public Health Application System

UHC – Urban Health Collaborative

USGO – Undergraduate Student Government Organization